NBC5DFW Coverage: Father Bonds With Daughter Thanks To T.O.R.I Program
Ex-Inmate, Father Bonds With Daughter Thanks To T.O.R.I. Program
Bailey came home from prison on July 19, 2015. After being turned down for dozens of jobs because of his criminal record, his grandmother urged him to sign up for the Texas Offenders Re-Entry Initiative or T.O.R.I.
On a Saturday afternoon, nothing brings 6-year-old Harmony happiness like a trip to the park with her cousin and her father.
But Alex Bailey does not take moments like this for granted.
“I was locked up for 6-and-a-half years [after committing] aggravated robbery,” said Bailey.
Shortly before entering prison at 20-years-old, Bailey learned he would become a father. His daughter Harmony changed a life which had spiraled out of control. Read more