Out of prison, into a business suit: Clothier, nonprofit provide attire for men returning to work

Baltimore Sun
By Arthur Hirsch
January 20, 2014

Anthony Mayes was nearing age 50 when he got the first suit he ever owned, a dark gray Armani, and it seemed life, at last, would be better.

He'd just been released from his latest time behind bars, making it about 22 years of his life total, for an array of charges including drugs and armed robbery. He said he's determined to make his most recent six-month stint his last, and sees the clothes — suit, shirt, tie, dress shoes — as part of that effort.

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