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BEACON, NEW YORK:  Jesse, in prison for manslaughter in the first degree, plays with Gigi while sitting on puppy gate to his cell at Fishkill Correctional Facility.  Jesse says the program has taught him a sense of responsibility and compassion. The program works with prison inmates in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to train service dogs, including ones who help injured soldiers or those suffering from post-traumatic stress. The puppies live with the prisoners during a 18-20 month training process.
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