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UTAH # 1 – Give Credit Where Credit Is Due!
It seems like every week or so Utah wins another award for being a great place to live. But these awards are just the tip of the iceberg. In reality, what makes Utah great are the great people who live here. View more
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Catie's Story - Posted July 23, 2015
Catie knew that her situation was dire, her health was severely compromised, and that if she didn’t get help she would die. She had been using heroin for nearly nine years, was homeless and using daily. Although she was terrified, she made the decision to enter treatment. Treatment wasn’t easy. As a matter of fact, it was one of the toughest things she had ever done. But she won her battle and today she has over six years of sobriety. Click here to view Catie's story
The Kagame Family - Posted July 15, 2015
Imagine that your home is under violent attack. You are forced to gather your six small children along with whatever you can carry on your back and travel hundreds of miles to a new home - in a refugee camp. This is exactly what happened to the Kagame family and their small children when tensions from the Rwandan Civil War spilled over into their home of Zaire. Click here to read their story.
Jane's Story - Posted July 8, 2015
Jane Farr was 64 years old when she and her husband decided to take on the task of building their long-awaited dream home - by themselves. They were excited, and had worked hard to move out of their basement apartment into the home of their dreams where they could host family and friends, especially her children when they came from the Philippines. Sadly just three days before groundbreaking Jane’s husband died. Click here to view Jane's Story.