Can criminals ever adapt to life on the outside once they’re released from prison?
With remarkable insight and jaw-dropping twists, this enthralling documentary series follows a group of ex-convicts as they leave prison and face their volatile first year on the outside.
Whether battling drug addiction, rebuilding their old lives or attempting to start new careers, each individual faces a unique set of challenges.
Can these jailbirds change their ways and get a second chance?
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