NEWS OF HOPE Rayeann Jones

My name is Rayeann and I am a graduate from Great Lakes Adult and Teen Challenge. I came into the program in January of 2018 addicted to Meth and Heroin. I was lost and hopeless so desperately seeking to be loved in all the wrong places. After years of treatments and jail time, God made […]

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NEWS OF HOPE Nicole Guardiola

I am 35 and from Menomonee Falls, WI. Growing up, I experienced a lot of brokenness from rejection and abandonment. I have battled a 20-year addiction. At age 23, crack took over my life. I have been in and out of Adult and Teen Challenge centers since 2010. In October 2020, I was asked to […]

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NEWS OF HOPE Mary Ladewig

I am 67 and from Milwaukee, WI. I used drugs and alcohol to fill emptiness and calm my depression and anxiety. Because of the consequences of my life choices, I didn’t want to live any longer. I kept digging the pit deeper. I want to thank God for never leaving me. I want to thank […]

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NEWS OF HOPE Janice Bighorn

I grew up in a loving Christian home with 7 other siblings. My life started changing the year I graduated from high school. My mother got sick and went into cardiac arrest. She was brought back to life only to remain in a coma for the next 8 years. I was 17 and angry at […]

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NEWS OF HOPE Candace Chandler

Hi, I am Candace. I am from Fort Smith, AR and am 35 years old. I was 10 years old when I had my first beer with my dad. At age 12, we used meth together. Before the end of high school, I dropped out because I was a full-blown addict. My father died of […]

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