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Seven Hundred People Return to Durham From Prison Each Year. A Homecoming Celebration Aims to Welcome Them With Open Arms.

On Thursday night, a crowd lined the wooden pews in the sanctuary of Durham’s First Presbyterian Church. As one might expect, there was prayer, singing, and references to Bible verses. But this was no ordinary service. It was a celebrationin the spirit of traditional church homecomings across the Southof the seven hundred or so people […]