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I'm 104, and I knew Al Capone and his gangsters.

Arthur

That’s where Al Capone would take his people that were not faithful and dump them. Not far from where my church was.

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...

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.

I was the watchman for athlete-cheerleader trysts.

T-Ran

I was supposed to be the watcher, “the watchman” to make sure that no one comes in so they wouldn’t get in trouble.

Fear came over me, I started to leave my body, then cried for help.

Danny Garcia

I called on the name of Jesus and I didn’t know what I was doing!

My criminal ways left during an out of body experience (full story)

TJ Johnson

Running drugs by age nine, worth half a million by 15, TJ later vowed to kill eleven men associated with his brother's murder. But when he picked up a bible in his large home with many security cameras, a supernatural force a...

Held at gunpoint by a killer.

Steve and Melinda

"In the most calm voice Melinda said, “Jesus.” She wasn't even looking at us but out toward the station."

Angels protected as the drug lord tried to kill me.

Anthony

I would take guys into restaurants and everybody knew to take off their hats. One of the guys, who I still talk to, asked me, “Why do you pray? You know what we do here, right? We sell drugs. Why do you pray? Our business is ...

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.