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Locked Out: A Mississippi Success Story

Melony Armstrong just wanted to earn an honest living. She didn’t realize she’d have to change the law to do that. After years of hurdling obstacles that were holding her back from providing for her family, Melony succeeded in breaking down the barriers to success. In the process, she became an inspiration to her community and changed hundreds of lives.

Locked Out is a modern day David vs. Goliath story. Watch Melony’s story and visit for more information on the film and how you can take action to help the other “Melonys” out there!

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BMS Admin December 16, 2015 at 5:12 pm Reply
Kashani Aytch December 27, 2015 at 4:58 am

This was so empowering, Melony Armstrong face adveristy but she did not quit, and now liberated. What an amazing story, and now she employ others which is a blessings.

Angela Weatherspoon January 3, 2016 at 12:17 pm

Very inspirational

upwritesolutions January 3, 2016 at 5:43 pm

Persistence will take lemons and make lemonade. Love this!

Troy Gulley January 6, 2016 at 1:06 am

SHe was determined! Thats what kept her going


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