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"Since I didn't find unconditional love at home, I went to the street"

Danny Murillo grew up in Los Angeles, surrounded by gangs, and began selling drugs at age 14. He spent 15 years in jail, of which six were in solitary confinement. Upon his release, he graduated from the renowned UC Berkeley University and is now the co-founder of The Opportunity Institute, where he helps students who have been in prison obtain a higher education. This story is part of the ‘Second Chances’ project.

"Since I didn't find unconditional love at home, I went to the street"

Danny Murillo grew up in Los Angeles, surrounded by gangs, and began selling drugs at age 14. He spent 15 years in jail, of which six were in solitary confinement. Upon his release, he graduated from the renowned UC Berkeley University and is now the co-founder of The Opportunity Institute, where he helps students who have been in prison obtain a higher education. This story is part of the ‘Second Chances’ project.

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