GREENBRIER, Ark. (KTHV) – Eddie Kelso has been nominated as a My Town Hero by his wife, Joy.
Joy said Kelso is a Certified Religious Assistant (CRA) for the Arkansas Department of Corrections and speaks to students in schools about the reality of prison life. Through his program, he tries to stop the pipe line from high school to prison.
In addition, she said he works with inmates already in detention centers.
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