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Doris’ Story

I knew I was in the right place as soon as I arrived at City Rescue Mission, but I traveled a rough road in my life to get here. I grew up in a small town in Georgia as the seventh of nine kids in a two bedroom, one bathroom

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Spring 2015 Life Builder Graduate’s Testimony

Brian I came to CRM because my life took a detour quickly out of control due to setbacks, heartbreaks, missed opportunities and a lost desire for goals and dreams.  I self-medicated with drugs, alcohol, women and the street hustle.  The LifeBuilder program has helped me to restore my dreams, goals, and

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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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