OREGON (WKOW) — Just past the barbed wire fence at Oakhill Correctional Institution, convicted felons are searching and applying for jobs.

“It gives us a look at what they’re looking for,” said Frank Stapleman, a man who has lived the past decade behind bars.

Stapleman will be the first to tell you, he’s done wrong in the past.

“I’ve grown up in the prison system. It’s been rough,” he said. “I had about 13 felonies in 2007 for burglaries, and drug offenses.”

However, Stapleman has completed several programs while serving his time. Now, just 45 days from his release, he’s excited to get his life on the right track.

“I didn’t think I would be able to learn how to do stuff like that. I

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