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Instead of Jail, Teen Offenders Get a Fresh Starti
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July 01, 2013 2:09 PM
Teens who get in trouble with the law - fighting, stealing, doing drugs - may be expelled from school or even end up in jail. Helping these teens change their path in life is a challenge, but it is not impossible. Over the course of less than a year, a program in the Washington DC area takes young men referred by the courts or social workers, and gives them that Fresh Start. Faiza Elmasry reports. Faith Lapidus narrates.

Instead of Jail, Teen Offenders Get a Fresh Start

Published July 01, 2013

Teens who get in trouble with the law - fighting, stealing, doing drugs - may be expelled from school or even end up in jail. Helping these teens change their path in life is a challenge, but it is not impossible. Over the course of less than a year, a program in the Washington DC area takes young men referred by the courts or social workers, and gives them that Fresh Start. Faiza Elmasry reports. Faith Lapidus narrates.


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