Prison-Trained Dogs Are Changing the Lives of Autistic Children

Chris Vogt, an inmate at Colorado State Correctional Facility, trains dogs to help children who suffer from autism.
3:00 | 03/19/14

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This is ABC news with Yahoo! News beyond the headlines -- Stevens -- -- we are just finishing our -- filming and beat Trinidad correctional facility and we've just. Imagine Chris -- vote who is serving time for second degree murder. An incredibly. Emotional man who admits. To his crime. I'm I'm in prison on on a murder case that aren't guilty you know and and today is trying to -- he says it. Surfaced penance by working with -- service dogs that he's replacing -- with families across the country and this is. Thing I -- to do. -- -- The -- back. When they come -- and worked with me. They get to see. Italy will receive -- the murder. So far he's placed nine dogs -- with families in. Colorado and new York and we've been talking with hand I was struck. Five the number of times he got deeply. Emotional. When we talk to him about what happened that day. In 1994. He -- he broke down. But at the same time told me that he was probably going to spend the rest of his life. Trying to make gun. For for what happened that day. I'll say that watching him in the young child who he's been working with the recently together was quite amazing. The connection that the that the two had and it does. Caused one asks oneself -- do you forget. A person who has. Done something. So awful. -- mission out of helping her son I don't know Kristol ever forgive himself. He has proven that he he could make incredible difference in people's lives you can't help but be moved by looking at. The work that he's done here. I'm Steve -- disarming would --

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