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Turning it around
Jones brings life back from brink
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Jimmy Jones, a former boxer and ex-con, holds the gold crucifix which has sustained him in times of unimaginable trials and tribulations. Now, he is all about giving back, come what may. - photo by JL Jacobs
James Joseph Jones, known locally as Jimmy Jones, a McMinnville resident and legend to some, is a shining example of how an ex-con, former drug addict and one-legged high-speed car chase bandit can turn his life around.