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Audio: Young Men in Harlem Grab a Second Chance After Arrests

One young man did time upstate for a crime he says he didn’t do. Another waited two years to have a case against him dismissed. Both got involved with a Harlem group that helps court-involved youth prepare for work or college. The program didn’t solve all their problems, they say, but it gave them tools to wage their own fights.