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THE HUSTLER FILES

Series produced by Lisa Reilly

Caption: Failure Isn't Final
Failure Isn't Final 

The Hustler Files is a groundbreaking, episodic series following male and female ex-offenders on their redemptive quests to pursue entrepreneurship, be productive citizens and prove that failure isn't final.

Meet ex-offenders Keron and Kia. From their troubled past to their entrepreneurial aspirations and plans they are taking control of their lives. You'll travel alongside them as they hustle to create a new future and you’ll be inspired by their grit, passion, and perseverance to succeed.

But this series is also about the people who stood in the gap to help Keron and Kia on their redemptive quest. It's about prison life and the prison system, starting a conversation and taking that first step to initiate real change.

We'll also look inside the lives of other ex-offenders who have become successful entrepreneurs and the organizations that are available to help those who know their future lies ahead, not behind.
 
Welcome to Season One of THE HUSTLER FILES!


Additional Files

4 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Knowledge gives us choices. When we understand all sides of a story we tend to be more compassionate and understanding and less judgmental. In this...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 20:50
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Meet hustler La’Kia Young. She could be anyone, anywhere with a past paved in rubble and pain but her perseverance proves that failure isn't final.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 21:12
Caption: Meet Keron McHugh
Every story has to start at the beginning. Travel with us to North Carolina and meet our Hustler, Keron McHugh, his past is NOT for the faint of he...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 25:02
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Two ex-offenders, one man, one woman, hustle to put their misconduct behind them as they pursue their entrepreneurial dreams and prove that failure...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 03:21