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Shannon Beaudry believes in second chances. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Sergeant works hard to give one to every female inmate who comes through her Pathways to Women Healthy Living Program at the Jackson Pike Corrections Center.

“You feel like you’re never going to get nowhere. Nothing’s ever going to change. You just beat yourself up a lot while you’re in here,” said 31-year-old Tiffany Barrett.

She spent time behind bars for drug possession before getting into Sgt. Beaudry’s program.

“You have some of these women reach out and just say I am done. I’m just tired of this. But they have no idea or plan on how to get themselves straightened out,” Beaudry said.

She feels it’s her job to show them a way out. READ MORE

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