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Ex-Offenders Tell It Like It Is


What do ex-offenders say about moving forward from prison to freedom?

Need hope? Need help? Ex-offenders talk about challenges and successes in answer to the following questions:

  • What was the biggest struggle you faced?
  • How did you deal with these issues?
  • What advice would you give someone coming out of incarceration?
  • What surprised you about life on the outside?

Click a name below to hear from people who have been there.

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Seth Video

"Dig deep... find out how to apply your strength to being someone you can respect... make up your mind you will stay free."

Lee G. Video

"Keep fighting, don't give up... stay focused on what you want."

Ken Video

"Check out some kind of education... that bus back to prison is nowhere."

Lee H. Video

"Not reporting is not an option... remain clean... connect with strong support groups; people who will challenge you and assist you."

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Lance Video

"I challenge you to commit to moving forward with your life."