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A convicted felon says some people do deserve a second chance

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

In a recent poll on WDAM.COM more than 95 percent of those who voted said people convicted of a violent crime should not be pardoned.

Today, Seven On Your Side spoke with a 35-year-old convicted felon who committed a crime at the age of 17.

He's now married and has kids with a degree in technology, but says it's so hard for him to find a job in his field because of a crime he committed when he was a teenager.

He says he doesn't agree with Governor Haley Barbour releasing murderers and rapists, but he believes many convicted felons deserve a second chance.

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