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Special Report: Paws in Prison Pt. 1

LITTLE ROCK,AR - The "Paws in Prison" program is helping inmates behind bars to train service dogs to do things like get medication, how to go for help, and how to protect.
LITTLE ROCK,AR - Sean Foltz and James Steele are both veterans.  From there, their similarities are few and far between. Foltz is a disgraced military veteran serving time in prison. While Steele, a National Guard veteran, is in a prison of his own, living every day with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Strangely, both men are in desperate need of each others help which could come in the form of man's best friend.

Through the "Paws in Prison" program, Foltz hopes to regain his honor, after being sentenced to 20 years behind bars charged with rape. He helps train service dogs to do things like get medication, how to go for help, and how to protect.

"Since I can't help these guys anymore, I can train these animals to watch their back," Foltz says.

For now, James Steele turns to medication to help deal with his PTSD, but soon he'll be matched with one of the service dogs. A companion Steele desperately needs.
      
"That's the big thing in the military, it's the buddy system, you've always got that person with you that's always there watching you helping out to keep you safe," says Steele.

In Donna Terrell's special report, we take a look at how two different men on two different life paths, meet at a four-legged crossroads.
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