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AIR DATE: February 2, 2012

Perry Pearson was a 21-year-old telemarketer, when federal agents burst into his workplace and arrested everyone.  He went to prison for 2 years for telemarketing fraud, and the court ordered him to pay $500,000 in restitution.  When he left prison, almost no one wanted to hire an ex-felon.  But Perry worked his way up from a garbage collector to a business manager, and today, he's already paid off $420,000.  Perry Pearson tells us what prison taught him, how he pulled himself up by his bootstraps, and how he ultimately found redemption.
 
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Perry Pearson, Gen Mgr, H20 Environmental
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    yeah, he has paid his fine by stealing the money of cash paying customers of H20 Env. real redemtion story there huh!!?!
    JemmaSep 12, 2012 19:48:17 PM
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