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Inmates Reunite With Kids At Father-Daughter Dance

Updated: Wednesday, July 24 2013, 10:55 AM EDT

Virginia – Some inmates at the Richmond City Jail recently traded their yellow jumpsuits for real suits for a very special occasion.


The men, behind bars for crimes like drug distribution and weapons charges, got a chance to see their kids at a father-daughter dance.


The inmates admit they’ve made mistakes, but they said it’s unfair that their kids must also pay the price.


It’s a thought that fills them with regret, but at the same time hope that they can become father figures for their kids again.


The father-daughter dance program is now in its second year at the jail. Correction officers said that it has helped inspire many inmates to change their ways. 

Inmates Reunite With Kids At Father-Daughter Dance


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