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WHAS11-TV, Released ex-convicts rely on programs to adjust to life outside prison

Many face tough job front
By Gene Kang - Video clip

Date Published: 1/4/2012

The State of Kentucky released nearly 1,000 convicted felons early Tuesday in an effort to save $400 million over ten years.

But what happens to these ex-convicts when it comes to jobs and contributing to society? Many of those ex-convicts will be relying on a program to help get them back into society and to stop a life of crime.

There’s a lot of stigma attached to ex-felons re-entering the workforce. Not many places want to hire them.

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