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Stole from my grandmother’s checkbook.

Robbie

Then it got to where I was breaking into her house. Then I started buying checks from people, and forging people’s names on everyone else’s checks. Then the burglaries began.

A prostitute for years when I met my husband.

Marilyn

My husband helped me a lot. He cried. He prayed. When I would go back out and do wrong again he would come looking for me. He would forgive me.

I ran from everything, just like my Father.

George

I ran from God. I’m just really grateful. I’m so grateful for what God’s been doing for me, for my family and for the people He has put in my life.

Five divorces by age thirty.

Jean

By the time I was thirty I had experienced five failed marriages. I felt like I could do nothing right;

I thought fame was the answer .

Chris M

I began to fill it with my surroundings, which was women and alcohol. It wasn’t long until I found myself with a $70,000 a year cocaine addiction.

From the next school superintendent to crackhead.

Dexter

I had a big head and a big attitude to go along with it. I had the house, cars, the boat; the middle class dream. All of a sudden I started making some real bad choices.

Followed my comedian dad toward death by drugs.

Dominick

The times I would overdose, and go to the emergency room the doctors would say, “Do you have a death wish?”

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.

Stole my kids' toys to buy meth and cocaine.

Gabe

"Something on the inside of me was different. God had come in and it can only be attributed to God. I’d been to rehab twice. Rehab is where I found more dealers."

Filled my fatherless void with drugs.

Garrett

Dad would be like; “Yeah I will be at your event. I will be at your wrestling match.” He wouldn’t show up.