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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.

I asked my deceased father all my angry questions.

Reid

I did the empty chair procedure. I asked my father all these questions. Then I was to get up and sit in the chair and answer the questions. This didn’t make a bit of sense to me but I did it.

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?”

Decided to kill my wife and her lover.

Eddie

People disappear all the time and nobody would have ever known what happened to them. It was my intent to kill them for what they had done to me.

Two little girls changed my life.

Geoff

In attempt to find out how to best answer the girls we started reading the Bible together, and listening to Christian radio. We didn’t attend church for a while. Christian radio was our church.

Organized a week long drunk with my friends.

Jeff A

We decide to go out with our friends that night, but end up at the same party. She’s talking with another guy that I couldn’t stand.

Arrested for assaulting my wife.

Chris and Davi

I remember going to bed, and praying, “God, you've got to give me this promise. You've got to show me something.”, because I wanted to divorce him. I wanted out. I was afraid.

Face to face with my combat enemy.

Roger - part 2

“Sir, because Jesus Christ has healed all the pain that was associated with my experience here in Vietnam. I can say to you, “I love you and God loves you.” When I said that the interpreter began to bawl.

Assaulted four with a knife, but a prison friend modeled a better way.

Matt H

Really, I wanted to die. I was doing all the things that were killing me anyway. I had so much pain, hurt, and hatred I didn’t know how to process any of it.