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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.

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.

After addiction to crack, my family was restored.

Thomas

He said, "We can make a hundred thousand a year." I said, “Well, Let’s go!” The first year we made some good money; about sixty or seventy-thousand dollars. In two years of working with him I didn't know that he was using pow...

Chattanooga's major cocaine dealer thanks police.

Jose

By the time I got to the jail I was already ready to hear the gospel. I didn’t know what it was. I didn’t know who. I didn’t know about this whole thing of being born again. I had heard about it, but I had never really inquir...