Tessa Afshar was born in Iran. As she shares, “I was a very thoughtful, serious child. I grew up believing that all faiths were more or less the same. It was a man-made thing; it answered our needs. And I just wasn't one of those people who needed it.”
Rejected by her family, Angela searched for acceptance but never found it in church or relationships. Then on 9-11, as she watched hours of the horrific footage, she prayed to the only One she thought could help.
Isik was born into a devout Muslim home. She suffered abuse from both her parents, and later was in abusive marriages. It all led her to the brink of suicide until a co-worker told her something she never expected.
Growing up on the streets, Kirby learned early on to never show fear or doubt. Then a stranger asked him a question he never saw coming.
Can you really be loosed from memories that are unforgettable? Pain that’s unquestionable? Hate that is intestinal? This former gangster says you can.
You may have seen Kirby Anthony's story elsewhere on this site. This time, he tells his story in his own words.
Kirby Anthony was a 17-year-old gangster who only ever wanted acceptance and nearly took his life due to depression. Then a stranger asked him a question he never saw coming.