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Every year, hundreds of men and women leave Michigan prisons after being isolated from educational and vocational opportunities for years. A Texas based non-profit is helping ex-offenders in Michigan gain the skills needed to lead productive post-prison lives.  

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How do children cope with having a parent behind bars? A new study from the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds 10 percent of Michigan children have an incarcerated parent. We talk about the impact on families -and potential solutions- with Alicia Guevara Warren of the Michigan League for Public Policy.