"I just wanted somebody to tell me that I had value, and tell me to stop sticking a needle in my arm."
Tim's story is about a nobody who had no future and no hope. But it's also about the power of God’s love.
"I did everything but join a gang," Roderick McNeely remembers. "I was trying to kill myself."
Rick is serving life in Folsom Prison. In two years, he hopes to be paroled. He shares his dreams for a future beyond prison walls with "Insider."
Hope still bears the scars of her birth parents' war with addiction. Heroin and alcoholism left her childhood marked with abandonment, isolation, and worthlessness. Even after she was adopted, Hope struggled with thoughts of suicide.