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Ron, 60

“I learned…to give love unconditionally, because you need to understand that love goes both ways.”

Ron, 60

“I learned…to give love unconditionally, because you need to understand that love goes both ways.”

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John, 47

John, 47

One thing I have noticed during my walk is the more I submit to God’s will, the more blessings I receive. God is clearly guiding my footsteps.

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Brandon, 38

Brandon, 38

I shot and killed a man. No matter how much I’d like to change the past, I cannot. But I can strive to be better.

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Quayshaun, 30

Quayshaun, 30

“I was able to impact him in a profound way and it never would’ve happened if I didn’t choose to make the most of a negative situation. This is my twelfth year in prison and after that day.”

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Jerry, 47

Jerry, 47

I shot and killed a man. No matter how much I’d like to change the past, I cannot. But I can strive to be better.

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Donnie, 46

Donnie, 46

Growing up in the eighties, fast food was everything and nothing was bigger, or cooler than McDonald’s.

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Joseph, 68

Joseph, 68

I have always been a proponent of pro-choice; and if anyone ever asks me what my feelings are on the abortion issue, I’ll firmly tell them that; but I’ll also have to tell them about the love I have for the girl who never was and how very much I miss the times we never shared together.

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Michael, 61

Michael, 61

It’s not easy to come to the point where you want to change your mindset. It can be a mentally painful process. I still have a lot of fine-tuning to do. It comes in increments, when it does, it feels good. My heart and mind feel nourished.

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Antwann, 46

Antwann, 46

I know staring down at a lifeless body did something to us all emotionally. There was one pivotal moment where I found myself questioning life itself.

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Daniel, 42

Daniel, 42

It’s not easy to come to the point where you want to change your mindset. It can be a mentally painful process. I still have a lot of fine-tuning to do. It comes in increments, when it does, it feels good. My heart and mind feel nourished.

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Douglas, 58

Douglas, 58

I am a survivor and my hope and my prayer is that in telling my story, someone will hear it and know that they are not alone. This is something that we deal with as child survivors. We feel that we are alone and have no one to turn to – especially behind these walls.

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