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Turning point

STRIVE/Boston has launched a program to ready ex-offenders for college - and success at work

Robert Ferreira Robert Ferreira, who earned his GED while at the state prison in Walpole, attends a class in STRIVE/Boston's college prep program. (Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff)
By Vanessa E. Jones
Globe Staff / August 5, 2008

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Robert Ferreira spent six years in jail for assault with intent to murder, but the experience didn't inspire him to change his ways. Two years later he did another stint for selling heroin and cocaine. (Full article: 1222 words)

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