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Should a person who committed murder ever be forgiven and hired for a job?

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Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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It is presumed that when a person is convicted of a crime, does their time and is released, they have a right to start life new with a clean slate. Some who have criminal records have managed to find employment and rebuild their lives. But are some crimes just unforgiveable? What about murder? Should someone who has purposely taken a life ever be welcomed back into society and hired on a job? And if not, how are they supposed to earn a legitimate living? The revelation of the violent past of Millikin University professor James St. James causes many to question whether the crime of murder can ever be forgiven and forgotten. As a teenage boy he killed three members of his family. As a man, will he be allowed to put his past behind him?