Louisiana's Angola Prison Rodeo has grown from tiny event to drawing thousands in its 50 years

  • by: STACEY PLAISANCE , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 26, 2014 - 9:45 PM

ANGOLA, La. — They're often thrown like rag dolls and risk being stepped on or gored by bucking bulls and broncos. But in those few seconds in the spotlight of the Angola Prison Rodeo, the inmates feel like they are part of the world again.

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