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By Good News Network Tuesday, May 08, 2012
The film producer responsible for the Hangover films teamed up with a young inmate to create an innovative college program that allows hundreds of prisoners to study and live together in prison. It rewards good behavior and those who want to learn.
So far 75 inmates have graduated and those who finish the program are far less likely to return to their troubled ways -- a three percent recidivism rate, compared to the average 60 percent.
(WATCH the Making a Difference video below from NBC News)
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