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Dad died. Then Mom. I was 13.

Tara

I just lost all hope. I was just being dealt the wrong hand. I really went into a depression.

Learning that my Mormonism was not Christian broke my heart.

Amy C

I would get so angry when I would hear them call Mormonism a cult or say that it isn’t Christian. I would think, “The name of their church is Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Of course they’re Christian.” But I ne...

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.”

Mom tried to kill me in the womb with strychnine.

Greg

When my mother was pregnant with me she decided she didn’t want to have me

Mother of five. Meth cook.

Kimberly

All of my life my family has been drug addicts, prostitutes, and different things. I didn't grow up in a very good household.

I can't really remember the traumatic event.

Amanda

My dad, my mom, me, and my baby sister would all sleep on a mattress in the truck bed.

After twenty jail terms, now able to be with my kids.

Eleonda

We got busted three times within three weeks. The last time we got busted was with felony possession. I was sentenced to eight years in prison.

Forgave Dad for killing Mom.

Ealum

My father took a baseball bat from the corner of the room and started beating my mother over the head, face, and upper body.The darkest day of my life was the day they lowered her body into the ground.