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Testimony

Season 1 Episode 102 | 26m 46s

A sentence of life in prison without parole was a common one for teen offenders, until the groundbreaking Supreme Court decision ruled it unconstitutional. In the interim, thousands of young lives were virtually thrown away, consigned to hopeless imprisonment. Suddenly, hundreds of these inmates were unexpectedly set free, to reconnect and re-enter their lives. We hear their truth.

Aired: 02/29/24 | Expires: 05/06/24
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Disgraced Ex-Philly DA finds redemption by advocating for returning citizens.
Formerly incarcerated citizens learn useful new skills and creative pride.
Returning citizen entrepreneurs create businesses and take hold of their destinies.
A store owner hires returning citizens to work in stores that serve their neighborhoods.
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