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Justin in Corbin Park

“When I was younger, I grew up with this belief that I would do great things and do really important work, and although I think I have gotten to do some of that, I realize now that what’s really important in life is having a sense of belonging. Yesterday I was pushing my daughter on the swings – just me and her –and I realized in that moment, that in her mind, I was the most important person in the world. To me, that sense of belonging is more important than anything that we can accomplish through our talent or achievement.” – Justin, Spokane

Photo by Jessica Morgan

Larry standing by his truck

“Two years of being here, I got God back in my life and just slowly got my confidence back and my self-esteem back, and now I’m back on track…

“I think I have one of the best jobs in the Mission because I get to meet, every day, the people who help fund this. And I really enjoy that. When I took this job, I looked at it as a stepping stone to get to my career. But I have fallen in love so much with the people I work with that I just can’t imagine going anywhere else. I work with a bunch of really nice people.”