“Prisoners who come out of prison are the most difficult group of people to reintegrate back into society.” Despite this bleak prospect, Anil David could not ignore the vision he had glimpsed while working in the prison-based call centre, and the aspiration he had – to help many others like himself. But how could he, an ‘unbankable’ ex-offender, get the capital to make his dream come true? This is the story of how honour – working hard to rebuild his integrity and to regain the trust of those around him – made the difference.
If we were to pose the question “How fast can we fall?” to students in high school, their instinctive answer may well be “g, the gravitational constant,” the gravitational attraction of the Earth. But if we were to ask that of Maria Sharapova, the world tennis champion who just admitted to failing a drug test, the speed of the fall was just a matter of hours. Sharapova had tested positive for meldonium, a drug used to treat chest pain and heart attacks, among other conditions. It was added to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s banned list of drugs on 1st January 2016….