Monthly Archives: April 2019

Clarence Richardson’s Story

As a high school wrestler, Clarence Richardson, would take on anyone.  No opponent was too tough, too big or too strong for this full blooded Oakie from Muskogee.  After graduating high school in 1974, Clarence wrestled his way into and out of a wide assortment of jobs.  It seemed that he could never settle down…
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John Allard’s Story

“Never, never, never give up.” -Winston Churchill Sometimes life turns on a dime.  John was born in California and moved with his family attending church and learning to trust in Jesus.  He reports that overall he had a happy childhood.  Then at 12 years old his parents were divorced.  The stability and security of the…
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Richard’s Story

Richard Anthony came to the Gospel Rescue Mission after losing his housing and spending some time on the streets.  While there is a widely held stereotype of those who are experiencing homelessness that they are lazy and are all uneducated addicts Richard proudly says that he is does not fit that picture at all.  He…
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Jaime’s Story

Introducing, Doctor Jaime Troy.  Well, not yet.  But that has been Jaime’s dream for as long as she can remember.  But somehow, life got in the way of her dream. Jaime was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana in a family that consistently moved at least once a year.  Throughout those years she experienced mental,…
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