This is a wonderful story. It's good because it demonstrates that a person who makes up his or her mind to turn their lives around can do it. Unfortunately, success is rare. Many people aren't willing to give someone like Mr. Senghor a second or third chance. Prejudice runs deep against men in dreds and tattoos. It runs even deeper if they've gone to prison.
– From The Hunger Games
Besides President Snow, who doesn’t love underdogs? Who didn’t cheer for the misfit Cleveland Indians in Major League? How about Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice? How about them Cubs? I love underdogs.
It’s because we love underdogs that my wife, a few good friends and I created 7-70 Re-entry Services. We serve men and women getting out of prison. These returning...