• Renewal Story: Deedra

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    For 10 years, Deedra was stuck in a cycle of addiction, homelessness, recovery and relapse. “I felt really hopeless,” she says. “I attempted suicide. I went to the hospital and I thought, ‘I’m still alive. I’ve got to change my life. I’ve got to change the way I’m doing everything.’” Deedra knew she couldn’t do it on her own...

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  • Renewal Story: Arthur

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    After years of drinking, Arthur’s life was at a standstill. Unemployed, broke and homeless, he had lost everything he held dear. However, as a father of eight and grandfather to 12 children, the biggest loss was the respect of his family.

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  • Renewal Story: Gwendalyn

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    Gwendalyn’s new life began with a dream that her life would change, a message from God to leave her home in Houston and go north. She loved God, but she was afraid of uprooting all that was familiar and comfortable. Eventually, she had no choice but to obey.

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  • Renewal Story: Akere

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    Everyone who comes to Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County has their own unique story to tell. However, over the past couple of years, many of those stories shared a common thread: being unable to stay housed in a tough economy. Read how Akere found a new home and a renewed faith in God at UGM-TC.

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