Jim Can.

Jim Can.

When Jim was 19, he was living on the streets and had no home of his own. Desperate for money, Jim held up a grocery store at gunpoint in Omaha one night, but law enforcement quickly caught up with him and arrested him. He wound up serving ten years in prison. After...
Savannah Can.

Savannah Can.

Savannah knew something was not right. She voiced her fears to her mother and grandparents, who took her to her pediatrician to determine how to best help her. Savannah’s doctor quickly determined she had a number of mental health concerns, and later diagnosed her...
Liz Can.

Liz Can.

When Liz was 23 years old, she met Justin, with whom she fell in love and later married. A couple years later, she gave birth to her first child, a boy whom they named Giovany. Liz and Justin eventually had two more children, a boy named Andres and a girl they named...
Bojana Finds the Strength to Move Forward

Bojana Finds the Strength to Move Forward

A few months after Bojana moved to the U.S., her husband got discharged from the military. As a result, he started drinking heavily and frequently to cope with his emotions. Bojana began to dread when he came home from a night of drinking, as he would frequently yell...
John Makes the Most of His Second Chance

John Makes the Most of His Second Chance

After John turned 15, his parents told him he was old enough to take care of himself and forced him to leave their Omaha home. Alone and with nowhere to go, he started sleeping in alleys and abandoned buildings since he could not afford an apartment or home of his...
Jason Discovers His Self-Worth

Jason Discovers His Self-Worth

After Jason graduated from high school, he and his family moved to Colorado, where Jason attended college and received a bachelor’s degree. He met a woman who later became his wife, and they lived together happily for a few years. When Jason turned 30, he decided to...