Grit. Determination. Resilience.
Have parents with a felony record
went to prison more than once
were arrested prior to the age of 18
dropped out of high school
"Family loyalty comes at a cost"
"The one who was trying to get out"
"What do you do when the President gives you your second chance?"
"When is a debt to society fully paid?"
"It’s easy to get into trouble, but harder to get out"
"A second chance for his son"
"A single decision changed his life"
The Men of Turn90
-By Leah Rhyne Is the American Dream still a thing? Can someone still pull himself out of poverty with hard work and dedication? Or is that dream dead? If ever...
Perhaps the most telling part of Tonio’s story is that he refers to his childhood neighborhood, where he saw drug sales and violence, as “regular.” It’s what he saw, what...