McGreevey for Governor (02:25)
Jim Mcreevey shoots campaign videos in 2001. View footage of his victory in New Jersey. He discusses his attraction to being in the spotlight.
Coming Out (02:57)
McGreevey resigns in 2004 and admits on public television to having an affair with a male aide. He describes the journey towards self-acceptance at an Arizona therapy center.
Act II (02:50)
McGreevey and his wife divorced after he resigned as governor. He now lives with his partner Mark in a large house.
Celebrating Personal Truth (02:58)
McGreevey apologizes in his farewell speech in 2004. He recalls a sudden silence in his life after resigning as governor. He attends a book signing for his memoir; hear a passage about his addiction to fame and social acceptance.
Search for Meaning (03:08)
After resigning as governor, McGreevey felt empty. He visits low income communities in Newark and works with women in prison—a vocation he feels called to do.
Counseling Female Inmates (02:34)
McGreevey explains why he feels called to work with women in prison. Women say he is uplifting.
Faith Struggle (03:06)
McGreevey discusses how the Catholic Church taught him that homosexuality was evil—but he felt accepting being gay was a moment of transcendence. He became a priest at the All Saints Episcopal Church in Hoboken.
Integrity House (02:02)
At a rehabilitation center, McGreevey helps a woman get her life back together after prison time and a drug addiction. She explains how his story empowers her to take second chance.
Family Separation (03:01)
Ashley has told her children she is trying to become a better mother while in prison. McGreevey leads a prayer during a family visiting day. Ashley's daughters do not want to leave.
Straight Governor vs. Gay Priest (02:20)
McGreevey seems to know everyone on the street. He reflects on his former life as a heterosexual politician. View talk show hosts making jokes about his coming out speech.
Valuing Every Person (03:42)
McGreevey tracks down a woman who missed her probation appointment and offers to buy her breakfast. He leads a prison counseling session and compares being in the closet to being incarcerated. Lisa, an inmate, discusses how he has given her new self-confidence.
First Day of Freedom (02:46)
McGreevey takes Lisa to breakfast after she's released from prison. Her daughters talk about her addiction. She says jail has helped her reset priorities; McGreevey expresses faith in her.
Lisa feels grateful to be invited to McGreevey's home for a holiday party; his faith gives her self-confidence. Female inmates sing carols and enjoy pie.
Priesthood Debate (02:04)
An Episcopal reverend says that McGreevey is morally qualified to be a priest, but his bid to be ordained is rejected. Some believe the Church is concerned about his political scandal.
Seeing the Good in People (02:46)
McGreevey stops by Cheryl's house to discuss a job interview he has set up. Her roommate says she is not in, but Lisa thinks she is getting high. McGreevey talks about his motives for becoming a prison minister.
Fresh Start (04:05)
McGreevey attends the Integrity House graduation and a baptism. He reflects on where he would be if he had not resigned as governor. He believes everyone should have a second chance.
Credits: Fall to Grace (01:32)
Credits: Fall to Grace
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