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Harrison wants change, became ‘too comfortable on the streets’

Harrison and his biological sister were adopted by the same loving parents. They adopted his older sister, and when Harrison’s biological mother got pregnant again three years later, she reached

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Denis feels ‘more dedicated’ this time through the program

Denis, now 27, is the oldest of four. “I’ve always had my parents to support me,” he said. Dennis and his family moved around a lot in the Central Coast

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Miguel looks forward to the ‘bright, clear days’ after the storm

Miguel grew up in the Antelope Valley. He went to Catholic grade school and graduated from Catholic high school. His parents divorced when he was 2. His mom remarried, but

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David leaves drinking behind, starts fresh at the mission

David’s dad left his family when he was just 5, and David didn’t see him again until he was 18. They got drunk together and David never saw him again.

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After A Relapse In The Desert, Steve Builds On His Foundation At The Mission

Steve spent 15 years on the streets in the High Desert. He slept down by the Mojave River, and dropped into the Victor Valley Rescue Mission for meals and hygiene

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Marshall Wants Out Of The ‘Deep Hole’ He’s In After Overdose

Marshall was born in Santa Barbara, but spent most of his childhood in Mississippi. When he was 16, he tried meth. “I did it one time, and then we moved

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Jesse Is Lifting His Hands In Praise Once Again

Jesse grew up with his mom and sister near Monterey. “My dad was in my life, but my parents got divorced when I was 1,” he said. “My mom and

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Eugene Revels In His Newfound Feeling Of Contentment

Almost two years since entering the mission’s Life Recovery Program, Eugene has continued to make great strides. After graduating in February 2019, Eugene moved across the street into the transitional

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After Years Of Pushing People Away, Michael Accepts Help, Embraces Change

Michael was born in San Luis Obispo. He was active in the church in Nipomo as a child. “Church was more my parents idea,” he said. “I was just going

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Volunteer Marion Discovers Her Mission In Life

Marion came from a well-to-do family and was given a lot, but it was never enough. “I found myself searching for other things,” she said. “Through that process I came

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