Larry Lawton, Gangster Redemption and The Reality Check Program in the Florida Today Paper

Ex-con points Brevard teens in right direction

Written by: Andrew Ford

Larry Lawton is an author and public figure who works to help low-level offenders change their ways by inspiring them with his own story of redemption from a life as a felon. He also advocates for prisoners’ rights and comments on the criminal justice system.

He recently released a book about his life called “Gangster Redemption,” and said he signed a deal to do a reality TV show and is in negotiations for motion pictures.

FLORIDA TODAY talked to Lawton about his Reality Check Program and its impact on area youth.

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