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Homeless. Sleeping in a car with my newborn.

Shauna

I slept in the car one night with my newborn baby. That was one of those “God, why me” moments.

Asked God to kill my husband.

Tisa

By the time I was nineteen, I was extremely bitter, angry, volatile … violent. I had become a kleptomaniac I was addicted to stealing everything around me. I was heavily on drugs and had really pushed everybody out of my life...

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.

From corporate jets to food stamps.

Scott P.

We lost our house and moved into an apartment complex where the police department was there every night and there were gun shots and squirrels literally in the cupboards.

No one in the youth group would talk to me.

Chantz

Even in your most lonely moments God is there.

First child at 13, then prison, then a city leader.

Demetrus

That little spark started from there and then I said; “I’m just going to run for office.”

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.

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.”

Illiterate, lived in a shack, but still found success.

Eddie

I was illiterate. I couldn’t read until the seventh grade. I had a speech impediment. I was mocked through school. I wore hand-me-down clothes. But in the seventh grade .....