After A Decade In Jail, This Father Aims To Break The Pattern

Soon after he was released from jail, Stanley Walington began looking for work. The money he makes would be garnished to pay back child support obligations.

By Courtney CollinsDecember 19, 2018 9:30 am, , ,

From KERA:

Calculating the exact cost of time behind bars is almost impossible. The meter starts running at the moment of arrest, and doesn’t stop after someone’s released. From lawyer fees to jail calls to probation, going away is expensive. Just ask 37-year-old Stanley Walington. The father of five has spent 10 years of his life locked up. We met him in jail in Bonham, Texas, in August to re-trace a decade of missed wages, unpaid child support and a family struggling to survive on the outside.

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