Maryam Henderson-Uloho spent thirteen years in prison, six of which were in solitary confinement. After her release in 2013, she lived as a squatter on the streets of New Orleans and sold found items on street corners to get by. That's when the lightbulb went off and Maryam's journey to help other ex-offenders — especially women like her — began. Maryam now runs Sister Hearts, the largest Thrift store in New Orleans that also serves as a re-entry facility that is founded, operated, and created for ex-offenders.
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