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Series Entry: Brandi's Long Road

Written by Tim Lambert, WITF Multimedia News Director | Jan 15, 2018 7:51 AM
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In November 2016, Brandi Keifer was placed on six months' probation in Cumberland County Juvenile Court at the age of 17. WITF's Tim Lambert spent six months chronicling her journey to find out if the juvenile justice system made a difference in her life.

Lead-in, Part I:

Today, we introduce you to Brandi Keifer.

She was placed on six months' probation in Cumberland County Juvenile Court last November at the age of 17.

As part of our latest Real Life | Real Issues series on how the juvenile justice system works, we'll spend the next three days chronicling her journey from that day in court until this week - to find out if it made a difference in her life.

Lead-in, Part II

Our Real Life | Real Issues series has been reporting on how the juvenile justice system works in Cumberland County.

WITF's Tim Lambert has been following 18-year-old Brandi Keifer, who was placed on probation for simple assault, harassment and retail theft.

Today, meet two of the people who are not only helping Brandi fulfill her probation obligations, but make some positive lifestyle changes.

Lead-in, Part III

For six monthes, WITF has been following the case of 18-year-old Brandi Keifer, who was placed on probation for simple assault, harassment and retail theft.

Yesterday, you heard about some of the progress she's made -- like returning to school and passing her driver's test.

We also introduced you to two people helping her fulfill her probation obligations.

Today, WITF's Tim Lambert checks in with Brandi one more time to see what she's learned and if she's made any changes in her life over the last six months.

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