The Osborne Association gives parolees a second chance

A group of men and women had a special graduation ceremony Friday to celebrate their second chance at life.



All of them are graduates of The Osborne Association; a nonprofit that helps 8,000 people a year who have been released after being incarcerated.



The program offers parolees classes in fatherhood and career training to help them make better life choices and have a chance to succeed.



Paul Moux, who served 20 years for kidnapping, says he realized he wanted to do more with his life because of a talk given by a teacher at The Osborne Association when he was in prison.



Moux has completed the four-week career counseling course and will be working toward a career in carpentry.



Many of the staff themselves were in prison in the past and say it's important for people to have a second chance.


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