Ads are being blocked
For us to continue writing great stories, we need to display ads.Un-block Learn more
Please select the extension that is blocking ads.
Please follow the steps below
How a Convicted Felon Became 'Mr. Gold'
Jun 17, 2014
After 11 years in prison, former drug dealer Jose Melendez struggled to find work—until he found a job as a sign holder on the streets of Orlando.
Author: Chris Heller
About This Series
A curated showcase of short films selected by The Atlantic