What It’s Like to Get Clemency — One Year Later

Over the last few months I’ve been meeting Obama’s clemency recipients for Nation of Second Chances, a photojournalism series that captures their stories. Through it, I’ve had the opportunity to connect with people like Michelle Miles, Keldren Joshua, Jason Hernandez and Israel Torres, who were released thanks to Obama and are making the most of their second chance.

These are not dangerous people who need to be locked up in cages for the rest their lives at the expense of taxpayers. They are people who have paid their debt to society and who are doing incredible things with their freedom.

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