Prison inmate seeks second chance at life through education and marriage

When I got to prison seven years ago, I wasn't the man who is standing here today.

Ben Reed, one of the inmates featured in Met While Incarcerated had multiple felonies and misdemeanours including charges for drugs, theft, and a history of domestic violence.  But when Reed woke up in prison with a 10 years sentence ahead of him for attempted murder and assault, he was determined to change his life around. Meeting his wife Journey gave him a second chance at love, but would his family give him a second chance with them?  Watch the video above to see his story.

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Met While Incarcerated

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