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Paco’s Story

Growing up in Louisiana with learning disabilities didn’t make for the easiest life for Paco. ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) combined with Dyslexia was a nightmare, not just for the schools he attended, but also for

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Ernest’s Story

After losing a leg due to a complication from diabetes, Ernest was finding it hard to pick himself back up. He had lost his job in management at a restaurant due to the mobility issues

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Bobby’s Story

After a skiing injury in his young adult years threatened his future, his hope for a financially sound life was found, sadly, after his father passed away. The inheritance, which included 15 rental properties, should

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Eric’s Story:

What do you do when life flips you upside down, Kung Fu style? You check into Gospel Rescue Mission, start training, then get back out there, and show it what you’re made of: the kind

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Chris’s Story

Like a lot of folks who experience homelessness, Chris had an excellent childhood. He had loving parents who provided him with a comfortable life throughout his time at home. Even the best of parents can’t

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Billy’s Story

He had a rough start to life, born with a disability that made even just walking a challenge. Through different procedures and lots of support from family and friends, he overcame though, and incredibly went

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Robert S’s Story

Most of the men and women we serve at Gospel Rescue Mission are here because they’ve made some mistakes in life, and they’re ready to own them and overcome them. That was where Robert’s story

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James’s Story

Mechanic to the bone, cars were James’s life. He had worked on just about every make and model American and German car in his 40 plus years of automotive work. With a passion for custom

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James’s Story

Coming to Oklahoma from Arkansas, he found himself depressed and drinking himself into homelessness and hopelessness. He was completely separated from those he loved, and loneliness was a scary place for someone suffering from depression.

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Tonya’s Story

Despite her mental health disability, Tonya has fought for years to be an independent woman. She’s lived with family most of her life, but a couple times she managed to get a place of her

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“Dean’s” Story

Like many of our guests, Dean is no stranger to GRM. However, like many of our guests, it takes a time or two, or five, or even ten before they are fully ready to leave

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Eric’s Story

When mass chaos strikes, it’s timing is never convenient. It’s not like the plague calls you on your cell saying, “Hey, there, Jan! It’s me, Coronavirus! I thought about striking mid-March. Does that work for

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