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Hector Abandons Life Of Crime For Relationship With God

Hector was born and raised in Texas by a single mother. “I never had a father figure in my life,” Hector said. “I chose the street and criminal enterprise as

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Gerard Enters Program After Stumbling Into Drugs Again

Gerard grew up in Orange County to a good family. They moved to Victorville when he was a kid. He finished school, started working, and all was well. “Everything was

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Bill’s Boots On The Ground – How Hot Is It?

I recently attended a national conference for rescue missions; it was in Palm Springs just over the mountains from Victorville in the “low desert.” I met a lot of people

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Seven Years After Graduation, Anthony Reflects On His Restoration

Anthony grew up in San Dimas, but moved to Hesperia when he got older. He met his wife, and they bought a house there, but Anthony spent most of the

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Kenny Returns To God After Homelessness, Losing His Daughter

A decade ago, Kenny was in a dark place. “I lived a life of depression and doing drugs—it was really bad,” Kenny said. “I became homeless. I couldn’t imagine anything

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Rescue Mission Plans Annual Backpack Giveaway

By Renee Del La Cruz
Photo by James Quigg / Daily Press
Posted in the Daily Press – June 22, 2019
(To read Daily Press original article  CLICK HERE)
VICTORVILLE — In anticipation of back-to-school

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5 Years Later, Thomas Reflects On Complete Restoration

Thomas had a wife, three children, and an all-around good life, but unfortunately, drugs were his priority. They tore apart his home life, leading to divorce, and then prison.
“I spent

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Brian Keeps His Eyes On God During Ms Battle

Brian grew up in the Los Angeles area with his mom, stepdad and two younger brothers. “I was a total jock before I started to party,” he said. “I left

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10 Years Later, Sammy Reflects On Time At The Mission

After his first tour in Iraq, Sammy struggled. “When I came home, that’s when I really started falling,” he said. “I started doing drugs, and became addicted to meth. Even

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Bob Follows In Brother’s Footsteps, Graduates Mission Program

After 40 years of drinking, Bob decided enough was enough. His brother had graduated from the mission’s program a decade earlier and encouraged Bob to give it a try. “When

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