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Program Seeks to Rehabilitate Sex Offenders

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Program Seeks to Rehabilitate Sex Offenders

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Program Seeks to Rehabilitate Sex Offenders

Program Seeks to Rehabilitate Sex Offenders

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What should happen with sex offenders after they've served their sentences?

It is a huge problem in the United States, where community outrage often keeps the offenders out of residential neighborhoods. This may force them into industrial districts or, as in Florida, under bridges.

In Canada, there's a growing movement to get volunteers from neighborhoods to sponsor the offenders, like sponsors in an Alcoholics Anonymous group.

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