When Jennifer was released from prison, she thought everyone knew her past.

"It was like I had 'felon' tattooed across my forehead," she said.

But after she interviewed at the manufacturing plant at Deseret Industries, an agency sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, her life started to change.

Established in 1938, Deseret Industries (D.I.) is a both a nonprofit, vocational rehabilitation facility and a thrift store. It's a place where the public may purchase inexpensive, quality merchandise. But more importantly for Jennifer, it is a place where trainees work, receive training and are assisted in finding long-term employment.

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