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An imprisoned mom of 7 turned down early release. She now works for the Pacers.

Posted on AllSides May 16th, 2024
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INDIANAPOLIS — In 2022, Billie Edison had to make one of the most difficult phone calls of her life. The mother of seven boys, living in an Indiana correctional facility at the time, faced an irresistible offer to walk free and reunite with her kids years sooner than anticipated. Edison was going to tell them she was turning the opportunity down. A program within the prison's walls was brought to her attention, and she couldn't ignore her persistent thoughts to enroll. The classes gave her a better shot at employment...

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