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By Restoring Books, Inmates Repair Their Livesi
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December 06, 2012 9:33 PM
More than 60 percent of ex-convicts in the United States relapse and are back behind bars within three years. Prison officials are using a variety of programs to help reduce recidivism -classes, vocational training, therapy. A correctional facility in the state of Maryland that has introduced a program to repair lives by repairing books.VOA's Julie Taboh reports.

By Restoring Books, Inmates Repair Their Lives

Published December 06, 2012

More than 60 percent of ex-convicts in the United States relapse and are back behind bars within three years. Prison officials are using a variety of programs to help reduce recidivism -classes, vocational training, therapy. A correctional facility in the state of Maryland that has introduced a program to repair lives by repairing books.VOA's Julie Taboh reports.


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