These dogs aren’t from/for Guide Dogs for the Blind, but I really believe this whole process is very cool and wanted to share it with you.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Thousands of inmates in the Ohio prison system pay their debt to society by serving time for their crimes.
But a select few have a special job while they are behind bars. These inmates feed, care for and train puppies, right in their cells and are with them 24/7.
The ultimate benefit is to give sight to the blind. But that’s not all.
The Franklin Medical Release Center is a state prison in the shadow of downtown Columbus, where razor wire separates the more than 400 inmates from society.
“I’m in here for failure to comply with the order of a police signal,” said inmate Brian Nelson. It is Nelson’s fourth time behind bars, and he currently is serving a three-year sentence.
His cell mate is Mike Shaffer, who is serving eight years for vehicular homicide.
They share their already tight quarters with two dogs.
“It’s kind of…
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