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Second Chance

5 Reasons You Want to Reconcile With Your Ex

Rhonda Milrad | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Rhonda Milrad

Not everyone gets a second chance. If you are given the opportunity, the jury is out about whether "second time's the charm" or your relationship ultimately ends up in the same unsatisfying place.

A Luminous Life

Lola White | Posted 04.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Lola White

There came a point in my life where I had to ask myself How much more can my body take? The pressure and the endless abuse. You see, I was abusing...

Restaurant Helps Former Inmates Get Back On Their Feet

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 04.01.2016 | Good News

One restaurant is helping people who need a second chance. Edwin’s, a popular, upscale French restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio, teaches people who were...

Taking Chances

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 03.18.2017 | Entertainment
Lisa Steinberg

What would you do with a second chance at life? Would you try to make amends for mistakes that you have made or would you go rogue and live life a lot...

College Students Behind Bars

Haley Snyder | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics
Haley Snyder

We can redeem young lives by starting with changes to the Federal student aid program. We need to be helping prisoners get back on their feet, reducing spending by decreasing recidivism, and building more engaged members of society out of former criminals.

In Second Chance, Ciara Bravo Keeps Growing Up Right Before Our Eyes

David Hinckley | Posted 01.09.2017 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

18-year-old Ciara Bravo, who in her younger-teen years built a big following as Katie Knight on the Nickelodeon hit Big Time Rush, is carving out her own path to the next level.

All I Want for Christmas Is a New Front Tooth

Liza Long | Posted 12.22.2016 | Divorce
Liza Long

On the first day of Christmas vacation 2015, I shivered in a dentist's chair, trying not to throw up. The day I had been dreading for more than 23 yea...

And The Winner Of 'Survivor: Second Chance' Is ...

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 12.17.2015 | Entertainment

Season 31 of "Survivor" has been one of the best to date, and luckily, the winner of "Second Chance" deserved the title, and the million dollar prize....

Why Giving Your Relationship A Second Chance Won't Change Anything

Unwritten | Posted 10.02.2016 | Women

Originally published on Unwritten by Paola Angeline. I'd like to believe that we are all meant to meet people that will either remain with us for the...

"Second" Chance .... But Who's Counting?

Project Return | Posted 08.09.2016 | Impact
Project Return

The hard fact is, some people commit multiple crimes and serve more than one sentence, before getting it right. Aren't they just as human as the rest of us? How rare it is for humans to make a mistake only once.

Helping Prisoners Build a Better Life: DOE Launches Pilot for Second Chance Pell Grants

Angela Glover Blackwell | Posted 08.03.2016 | Education
Angela Glover Blackwell

The Second Chance Pell Pilot program, which continues the ongoing efforts of the Obama Administration to reform prison policies and reduce recidivism, will test new models allowing incarcerated Americans to receive Pell Grants to support post-secondary education.

Winning in a Race of Life, Death and Renewal

Don McNay | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Don McNay

June 5 was a big day for me. The Tuttle Tots 3K in Carrollton, Kentucky was the first time I had been in a running race in 26 years, and I came in second in my age division. The day before, I had a medical checkup that confirmed that I had lost over 90 pounds in the past six months.

10 Heartwarming Wedding Photos That Prove It's Never Too Late To Fall Head Over Heels

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.14.2015 | Fifty

Not every romance plays out like a Disney movie or a Hollywood romcom -- and that's where the beauty lies. All around the world there are heartwarming...

Sweet Son Posts Incredible Dating Ad To Help His Mother Find 'The One'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.13.2015 | Fifty

Meet Eva. Not only is she an incredibly eligible 69-year-old Norwegian, she is also mother to one of the sweetest sons ever. Eva's son, Alex Lyngaa...

Prosecutors Should Support Juvenile Justice Reform Legislation

Preston Shipp | Posted 05.02.2015 | Crime
Preston Shipp

For a prosecutor with a heavy caseload who already works long hours, it is asking a lot to expect her to keep a critical eye on the workings of the criminal justice system, to never accept the status quo, and to seek to improve the system whenever an inadequacy is perceived.

Surviving Cancer and Divorce Through Art

KnowMore TV | Posted 11.25.2014 | Divorce
KnowMore TV

My first thought was my kids. Two pre-teen daughters. They were going to be without a mother. My first call was to my husband. My philandering husband.

Lexi The One-Eyed Pit Bull Leaves A Legacy Of Love

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.19.2014 | Good News

It's impossible to know what Lexi's life was like before she was discovered tied up to a Brooklyn fence, bleeding from her eye and her nose. Jacki...

Joel Boel and Why to Give Second Chances

Don McNay | Posted 09.20.2013 | Media
Don McNay

There are two schools of thought about forgiveness. One is articulated by Jesus, who said to turn the other cheek. The other is articulated by the fictional character The Godfather, who believed that all wrongs must be avenged.

One Strike and You're Out?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

I do not know Rabbi Broyde and cannot recall if we ever formally met. But I do know this. The growing American and Jewish culture of 'one-strike-and-your-out' is tragic and disturbing.

A Second Chance for Empathy

Adam Resnick | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics
Adam Resnick

America remains a land of second chances. We increasingly see politicians, like former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, who attempt comebacks in their public careers. We love comeback stories precisely because we can all relate to them. Indeed, the greatest sin of all, is the sin of hypocrisy.

Bennet Greenwald: Second Chance Chairman Making a Difference and Measuring Results

Tony Phillips | Posted 12.06.2012 | Impact
Tony Phillips

Greenwald believes that the involvement of so many successful professionals on the Second Chance Board reflects their common commitment to helping others find it within themselves to get up and go to work, and to providing them a chance to do just that.

WATCH: Reality Series Profiles Addicts, Ex-Cons Finding Work

Posted 08.23.2012 | Impact

Every once in a while, a reality show hits the airwaves and convinces us that pointing a camera in someone’s face 24/7 is actually worthwhile. A new...

Divorced Mom Reveals Her Biggest Regret

Kevin A. Hansen | Posted 09.01.2012 | Divorce
Kevin A. Hansen

This brutally honest story of regret brings many issues to the surface that so many married couples deal with. Issues that, if left unresolved or are ignored, often result in the breakups of marriages -- and the breakdown of families.

Matthew Perry's Old Sitcom Predicted Gaddafi's Death

Posted 12.20.2011 | Entertainment

The news that deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was captured and killed in his hometown of Sirte took the world by storm Thursday morning, but any...

Reducing Recidivism: The Challenge of Successful Prisoner Re-Entry

Paul Heroux | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics
Paul Heroux

Programs won't ever reduce recidivism to zero, but if we can reduce it and improve the lives of offenders and potential victims, we must.