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Reaching a child makes an impact.

Michelle N

I would always come home from church and tell my dad what I learned there. I wanted him to be saved and to know the assurance that he was saved.

Dad confiscated my marijuana.

Mike K

My dad came to me at one point and poured out his heart to me. He was almost to the point of tears as he said, “Son, I love you. I’m worried about you; about where you’re going with your life right now.”

A bright light entered the room as I lay dying.

Reid

“Mr. Henson, I don’t know what you’ve been doing, but I wish you’d tell me. Your blood is better than mine.

Will anyone love this hungry orphan?

Dian

They were told I was really small, that I had a heart condition, and that my growth had been so impaired I looked like a two year old. There answer was, “We think God wants us to take him.”

My TV mogul Dad wished I did drugs

Dave

In 1968 I was eighteen and at the height of the hippie movement. You know I smoked a lot of pot, took a lot of acid, did a lot of drugs. In the middle of Los Angeles I took off all of my clothes so I could become one with the...

Drove my drunk Dad home at age 12.

Darrell

When I arrived home I asked my brother, “Hey let’s get together. Let’s go out and drink. Dad’s dying. We need to go party.”

Behind the homosexuality was a person.

Danny W

"By the time I was in puberty I had one foot in the homosexual world, one in the heterosexual world, and I didn’t know how I got there."

A spirit of death haunted me.

Dana H

I actually had a friend who referred to me as the Dark Angel of Death.

From country music star to watching Dad die in prison.

Cody McCarver

My dad committed the crime of first degree murder on August 14, 1996, which is my birthday, and he went to prison.

My head wound required surgery.

Ealum

In the third grade I didn’t know how to spell tadpole. For every letter I missed my dad would whip me across my back with a leather belt until I would bleed.