People often make mistakes, some bigger than others. Many even pay for their transgressions. Coming out of prison and rejoining the community can be challenging, especially when faced with labels and stereotypes. Photographer Joseph Rodriguez shows us the real face of ex-inmates in Los Angeles. All around the world, many others fight to be seen for what they really are. People. I invite everyone to keep an open mind about prisoners and never judge them by their mistakes but by their characters and courage to reunite with the world.