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Political prisoner in refugee camp.

Jorge

I had a little New Testament that I used to bury in the ground. That was the only thing I had to read and I didn’t want them to take it from me.

Met my father at 16, then led him to Christ.

Ishmael

I was going to school as a little boy and a lady stopped me and asked, “Are you the son of…, and she called her name. I said, “Yes.” She said, “Come here. I want to show you somebody.” She then pointed and said, “I think that...

Even a great dad cannot meet the deepest needs.

Jeff K

There’s some sort of hole in your heart that you're still trying to get filled. You wish your Dad had said some wonderful things.

Devastated by my little league coach.

Ned

Sal got to me and he looked dead at me and said; “That kid’s a cry baby. He quit last year, I don’t want him.”

Illiterate, lived in a shack, but still found success.

Eddie

I was illiterate. I couldn’t read until the seventh grade. I had a speech impediment. I was mocked through school. I wore hand-me-down clothes. But in the seventh grade .....

My Dad was the Evel Knievel of the neighborhood.

Robert

I remember early as a boy he would come into our neighborhood in a trailer park where I lived in Gainesville, Florida riding a Harley on a wheelie.

Escaped from gangs and machetes.

Josh S

We have a phrase in Spanish that translates in English as, “If you live by the sword, you will most likely die by the sword.”, or, it could be “...you will die by the gun.”, whichever is your weapon of choice.

My son with cerebral palsy had no hope until the missionary arrived.

Maxim

We tried everything possible to make his life normal. He studied in a very good school. He tried to study hard and behave very well. Nevertheless, society had a hard time accepting him.

The bullet is still in my head.

Ternae

A lot of news people came to the hospital to talk to my father. They wanted to get his thoughts on the incident, because he was the advocate in the city to try to stop the violence. Everybody wanted to know, ‘What do you thin...

Drugs brought money and popularity.

Christian

I was moving around twenty, thirty, sometimes forty pounds of marijuana a month. I was eighteen years old. I had money. I had friends.