Ex-Convict Goes Job Hunting: The Hardest Career Turnaround

Ex-convict William Corbin
Ex-convict William Corbin

When William Corbin's girlfriend told him that she was pregnant, he did what he thought was called for: He dropped out of high school to devote himself to drug dealing. He was 15 years old. "I [had to] step up to the plate," the 30-year-old Mt. Vernon, N.Y., native (pictured at right) says. "I needed money."