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There Is a Balm in Huntsville: A True Story of Tragedy and Restoration from the Heart of the Texas Prison System

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Two teenagers are killed in a tragic vehicular homicide one night in Texas. Should the 19-year-old drunk driver plead guilty? If so, how long a prison sentence would await him? This nonfiction narrative follows his painful journey, as well as those of his victims' families. Is it possible for victims of violent crime to confront criminals face-to-face? Eventually, the youn ...more
Paperback, 250 pages
Published April 1st 2019 by Walnut Street Books
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The power of vulnerability

Being a Bridges to Life speaker and volunteer, I’ve personally experienced the healing powers of sharing my story and hearing other’s stories. It’s a beautiful and invaluable experience. With the current addiction crisis in our country, there is a great need for restorative justice. While it’s easy to see the negative ripple effect that addiction and crime have on our lives, I’m grateful that this book was written to share that through that, there is an opportunity for
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