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Seeds of hope: JBLM inmates grow a new start with horticulture program

A greenhouse on the grounds of the Northwest Joint Regional Correctional Facility on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., was turned into a classroom two years ago under a horticulture program in which inmates learn some of the ins and outs of gardening and farming. Of a small handful of vocational training programs offered by the jail, the horticulture program boasts the least disciplinary issues.



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This work, Seeds of hope: JBLM inmates grow a new start with horticulture program [Image 7 of 7], by SGT Christopher Gaylord, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.20.2012

Date Posted:08.28.2012 17:59

Photo ID:653425

VIRIN:120820-A-KH311-005

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:7.44 MB

Location:JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, USGlobe

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