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November 6, 2019Success Stories

Seth’s Story

For years, Dina Gast watched her son, Seth, struggle in school. “I remember sitting and crying because I knew he had dyslexia and couldn’t get anyone to listen to me,” she said. “He spent years struggling with schoolwork, feeling...

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November 6, 2019Success Stories

Renee’s Story

Every day, Renee faced the same question – how would she get to and from work that day? Renee worked a split shift as a bus driver for one of Stark County’s school districts, a job that she needed to maintain if she hoped to pay down...

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November 6, 2019Success Stories

Mike’s Story

When Mike’s son first began using drugs and alcohol, he was only 13 years old. By the age of 18, his drug use escalated to heroin. “I absolutely had the belief that drug addiction happens to someone else or somebody else’s family,...