Doe Fund Helps Ex-Cons Join Ranks Of The Employed

Dan Fastenberg

In less than nine months time, Larry Barefield went from being a convict to a professional counselor helping other ex-convicts pull their own lives together.

"I had to find something different," the 53-year old says during an interview with AOL Jobs. "I had tried to do everything on my own, and kept ending up in the same place. Which meant jail."