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6 People Who Turned a Life of Crime Into Legitimate Careers

People can pick up skills in the strangest places. Georgia Durante learned evasive driving techniques when she was married to a mobster and drove a getaway car.
Years of evading the police had taught Georgia how to drive like an action hero, so she formed Performance Two, a stunt and precision driving company and wrote a book about her life as a model and mafia wife. Her company has done stunts for over 100 movies and commercials, and she's personally doubled for both Cindy Crawford and Priscilla Presley.

Durante is just one of 6 People Who Turned a Life of Crime Into Legitimate Careers that you can read about at Cracked. Link

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The person they should have put on this list is Edward Bunker, who spent most of his life in and out of Prison and whom Danny Trejo met in Folsom Prison. It was Edward Bunker that co-wrote the screenplay for(and acted in) RUNAWAY TRAIN. He was also in THE LONG RIDERS, was Mr. Blue in RESERVOIR DOGS and others.

He was the youngest inmate ever at San Quentin when he was 17 years old. This is a guy who really turned it around and was most likely the guy who gave Trejo his break on RUNAWAY TRAIN not some unknown production assistant.

Read more:
http://www.crimetime.co.uk/features/edwardbunker.php
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