Very good point. I agree many people deserve a 2nd and 3rd chance.
Every once in a great while there are those who can't keep themselves clean. Check 'it out:
Or this one....
I think this last one is the one I was looking for when I stumbled across the first one. I had seen that one before and it just amazes me.
Here are a few more links for # 3.
(This was # 1332 on 08-31-09. He was arrested again on 12-17-09 and as close as I can piece together, he has been arrested a total of 1343 times in his 55 years.....)
Ok, so this got kind of carried away, but it became an interesting search for me once I got started.
But Andy, you are correct, most people deserve a 2nd, 3rd, etc chance. As far as the guy you hired back, he is probably more appreciative for his job than most people are since no one else would have given him the chance that you did.