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Santos Arce Ramos is doing 18 years for aggravated robbery, but today he is carefully cutting organic cotton cloth in a workshop at San Pedro, a notorious prison in Peru's capital Lima.Arce is one of 30 inmates at San Pedro and a women's prison across town, Santa Monica, who make the clothes sold by Pieta, a label that describes itself as socially conscious and was set up by 29-year-old French fashionista Thomas Jacob.Jacob designs the clothes and the inmates make them.Pieta produces some 100 T-shirts a week and has sold more than 12,000 items in just over three years.Carlos Uribe, who is serving 15 years for drug dealing, said the money helps the inmates care for their families on the outside.
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