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By SHANNEN TALBOT
Staff Reporter 

The upholstery artists of AH Corrections Center

Successful prison program gives incarcerated men and old furniture the chance for a fresh start

 

Last updated 8/1/2019 at 11:17am

Christopher Huntzinger ran a seafoam green cushion cover through an industrial sewing machine on Wednesday, July 17, tattooed hands confidently guiding stitches through the tough outdoor fabric. The image was one you might see in any artist’s studio or furniture shop, but with a few key differences — like the locked doors and gun-toting officers patrolling the halls. Because Huntzinger isn’t just a craftsman plying his trade. He, along with the 20-some other men in the room, is a prisoner at the Airway Heights Corrections Center.

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