Jennifer Hancock, president and CEO of Volunteers of America Mid-States, speaks Thursday to elected officials and community leaders during a gathering at Independence Bank to celebrate Owensboro Freedom House.

On Dec. 10, 2016, Louisville resident Christina Compton was arrested after violating parole — high on illicit substances and three months pregnant.

Compton thought her life was over — that she’d lose custody of her impending child and would die shortly after getting out of prison.

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