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Brenda and her kids are enjoying a home of their own

Brenda was born in Mexico, the oldest of five kids, but was raised in the San Fernando Valley. “I was always really good at school,” said Brenda, who was in

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Angel: ‘When God calls me home, I want to leave on a good note’

Angel was raised in an environment where drinking was the norm. It wasn’t just socially acceptable—it was expected. “I come from a social family where everyone drinks alcohol,” he said.

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Maria returns to the Mission more than 15 years after first seeking help

Maria and her four siblings had a nice childhood with supportive parents, an active church life, and a strong education in Mexico City. “We had a good and healthy relationship

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