Drugs, violence, prison and redemption: a Galax resident describes the long road from street life in urban Florida to a ministry helping other wounded souls.
By Shannon Watkins
Friday, July 11, 2014 at 5:00 am (Updated: July 15, 4:00 pm)
“It just happened in 2007. I was drunk, intoxicated, high. I walked into a gas station convenience store. It was in Florida. I walked behind the counter. The clerk thought I was trying to rob the place.”
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