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From country music star to watching Dad die in prison.

Cody McCarver

My dad committed the crime of first degree murder on August 14, 1996, which is my birthday, and he went to prison.

Ashamed of my speech impediment.

Jason Gray

"I remember a specific moment where after a concert, a person came up to me and they thanked me for having a speech handicap."

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.

When you treat your wife badly and then she dies.

Russell

"I walked into the living room where she was and she said; “My chest is burning. My chest is burning.”

Survived grenade and bullet wounds, but not the nightmares.

Roger

I had twenty-seven operations and four plastic surgery operations. When I got out of the hospital nine months later I looked okay on the outside; but inside I was still wounded.

God’s love helped me overcome the death of twin grandsons.

Lillian

I just started squalling and laughing and carrying on like a crazy woman. It was like a bolt of lightening hit me in the head.

He loved me through the sexual abuse—then suddenly died.

Kim

One day he brought a friend with him to also have sex with me. I then realized he didn’t love me. He just thought he could use me and get sex from me.

Feared death and hated blacks.

Mark

"When I gave my life to Jesus he started dealing with the fears I had. Other things started changing as well. And I found that what once was an object of hate became an object of compassion."

Why did God let the love of my life die?

Danny Gokey

But I couldn’t escape the idea that suicide would be a good escape. It was like I was holding on the casket of my wife, and as morbid as it sounds was like I was being buried. I remember picturing myself breaking my grip with...