Experiments Help Prisoners Re-Enter Society

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http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/nation/ny-uspris053402920aug05,0,6738812.story?coll=ny-nationalnews-print When he got out of prison on Feb. 25, 2002, Mike Medina had finished serving a 5-year sentence for selling drugs. He had $42.78 in his pocket. He had no job, no place to stay, no particular prospects, and ended up in a forbidding homeless shelter in Brooklyn, Newsday reports. Medina got lucky. Seventeen months later, aided by a chance conversation that . . .

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