Animals? Yes! Buildings? Yes! Prisoners? Let me think about it!
I love stories, reports, TV features and documentaries about restoration, rehabilitation and renewal. With a background in broadcast journalism, I am a news junkie. Each day I review newspapers, on-line news reports, and television reports. As a radio newsman decades ago, I loved to write and air stories about rescues and fresh starts. I still enjoy features about rescuing pets, saving old buildings, restoring run-down business districts, and helping abandoned small towns. The thing is, I’m not in the news business anymore. And, in my current profession, I’m troubled about reports like these. -In the U.S., over 400,000 people enter prison gates, but people go to jail almost 7 million times. Some have just been arrested and will make bail within hours or days, while many others are too poor to make bail and remain behind bars until their trial. - On average, incarcerated people earn between 86 cents and $3.45 per day for the most common prison jobs. In at least five st