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David Finds Help After Losing Everything to a Gambling Addiction

David understands gambling better than anyone. He struggled with gambling addiction for years. In two years, he gambled around three million dollars. To make matters worse, David began suffering from multiple mild heart attacks. Doctors told him he needs a bypass. He now finds himself unable to work because of his health.

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Raymone Survives Shooting, Life on the Streets, and Discovers a Higher Purpose

Raymone was dealt a difficult hand in life. His mother experimented with drugs and died when he was 3 years old. He had joined a gang at the age of 14 and had been getting in trouble and spent time in juvenile camps. The gang life was the only life he had known.

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From Homeless to Housed, Debra Moves on From Harbor Care into Her Own Apartment

This has been a tragic and triumphant year for Debra. She had lost her apartment and then ended up in the hospital before making her way to Harbor Care. Debra was able to rest up and get her strength back while our case managers worked on finding her a place to live. Debra needed some…

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After Spending Many Years Living on the Streets, Jason is Looking to Upgrade His Life

After Spending Many Years Living on the Streets, Jason is Looking to Upgrade His Life Jason grew up in Whittier, California in a stable home until his parents divorced after 17 years of marriage. Jason and his brother played little league baseball and went on family camping trips. He had behavioral problems through middle school…

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Kevin Discovers Harbor Care Was What He Needed to Get His Strength Back

Kevin grew up in Chicago in a middle-class family and was involved in a lot of sports; mainly football and swimming. His dad was an alcoholic. Fortunately, his mom was fantastic and keep things stable for him. Kevin described himself as an average student through high school and college. He graduated with his degree in…

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Business Owner Loses Everything to Alcohol Regains His Strength

Former Business Owner Who Lost Everything to Alcohol Regains His Strength and Purpose Jeff grew up in Northern California near Berkley. His father was in the Navy, where he spent 10 years overseas and wasn’t around much. He had a rough family life and at age 17 Jeff was emancipated…

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Corey is Not Going to Let the Pain of His Past Keep Him from Starting Over Again

Corey was born in Los Angeles and lived in the San Fernando Valley most of his life. Corey was an only child and his parents divorced when he was 12 years old. He started getting into trouble at school. “Just being rebellious and defiant,” according to Corey. His father was a liquor salesman, so he…

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Abandoned and Homeless, Jacki Finds Hope at Harbor Care

Jacki’s struggle with alcohol has made it challenging for her to maintain a life of stability. She was staying at a board and care facility and was having health problems. “The lady who ran the board and care took me to the hospital and grabbed somebody’s wheelchair, set me in it, put me in line…

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