You Serve Your Time, Earn Your Freedom, Then the Job Market Shuts the Door in Your Face
Huffington Post
April 29, 2016

“When I was in prison on a nonviolent drug offense, all I could think about was getting out, even though I had a life sentence without parole. I worked hard to learn welding and cooking, skills I was sure would help me find a job to support myself if I were ever released. I imagined that I would have a chance to build a new life, and after I’d spent 16 years behind bars, my dream came true. President Obama commuted my sentence.”

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