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A derelict remnant of a bygone era when care for those with mental illness was synonymous with imprisonment, Taunton State Hospital still reverberated with the echoes of those who spent their lives there in locked wards. Despite its haunting past, though, there was a surprising beauty to be found in the elegant architecture - one that would be lost forever soon after when much of the gorgeous hospital was torn down. 
Find out more about Taunton State Hospital in "Abandoned America: Dismantling the Dream". 
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