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Shawn Finds Peace of Mind at Harbor Care

Shawn grew up in Bellingham, Washington, but he was born in Spokane. Shawn came from a normal upbringing. He has two half-siblings, but his closest friend and relative was his uncle who was the same age as him.

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Jason’s Praying Grandma Helps Him Find His Purpose

Jason is a beacon of positivity and a ball of energy, but he comes from extreme adversity. He was born and raised in Oklahoma by a single mother. His ethics and morals were molded by criminals and drug addicts who had no respect for the law.

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Getting Hit by a Car, Leads Joseph to Finding What He Needed

Joseph was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He moved to California at the age of five with his parents and siblings and they bounced all around the state: Inglewood, South Central, Redondo Beach, Hawthorne, and Sacramento.

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Antron Looks to Rebuild Himself at Harbor Care  

Antron was born in the San Fernando Valley and grew up in Pasadena. He had a good family and lived comfortably, but he took a wrong turn and got involved with a gang at age 14.

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Isaac Gets Back on his Feet and onto the Road to Recovery

Isaac was born in Riverside and grew up in Sylmar. He was raised in a single parent home and got involved in drugs and gangs at an early age. “I stopped listening to my mom and left whenever I wanted to.

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Adam Lost His Parents and Housing, but not His Hope

Adam grew up in the San Fernando Valley. He is the youngest of four boys. He had a tight knit family. His older brothers got involved with gangs but wouldn’t let Adam get involved in that way of life. After high school Adam got a job at a home loan company.

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Mike Gets Back on His Feet and Lands a Job

Mike grew up in Porter Ranch. He had a good home life and great parents. He was taught to work hard at a young age and pull himself up by his bootstraps. He went to trade school and learned how to repair HVAC units. 

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Grammy Award Winning Musician Finds Help at Harbor

Michael was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and discovered his love for music at an early age and never dreamed of doing anything else but playing guitar. He was a founding member of the alternative rock band called School of Fish.

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After Years on the Streets, Sarah Reunites with Family and Returns Home to Arizona

Sarah is a 30-year-old Arizona native and mother of one. Growing up in Phoenix was not easy for Sarah. Experiencing much turmoil at a very young age led to Sarah dropping out of school in the 5th grade. The constant presence of negative influences and the repetitive nature of life in her environment made it difficult for Sarah to be positive about the future. 

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