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“They Made Me Discover that I’m Worth Something”

Michelle was born locally in Jacksonville. Her upbringing might mirror that of many people, coming from a loving home. “My parents wanted the best from me. They said go to college, participate in cheerleading, dance, and piano,” Michelle explained. “I think maybe they expected so much from me and I

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Clyde’s Story

Clyde Stanley is a born and bred Florida native. Originally from Fort Pierce, Stanley and his family migrated to Miami where he lived until the age of 14 when they moved to the First Coast. “We moved to Jacksonville when my mother noticed the trouble starting in my life.” At

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Superb work by City Rescue Mission

The City Rescue Mission does amazing work for Jacksonville’s in-need population. Its acclaimed LifeBuilders program has enabled many men and women recovering from life-controlling addictions to take control of their lives and futures through Bible-based, residential rehabilitation. It provides housing for the homeless population. And City Rescue Mission provides literacy

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A Childhood on the Streets

Tish-Shaunna knew hardship from an early age. “My Mom left the home when I was just 18 months old.” Tish-Shaunna’s father brought another woman into the home who was abusive, causing Tish-Shaunna to act out at school and run away from home. The result was Tish-Shaunna spending a great deal

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