William grew up in Allentown with a loving family, who encouraged him when he decided to join the Army at just 18. While he was deployed in Vietnam, he prayed for safety.
Tough times don't last, but tough people do. Nick is one of them.
Shawn was only 17 when his mother died of alcoholism. “I watched her drink herself to death,” he says.
Gary was happily married with three sons and a good job. “I thought I had a perfect life,” he says.
William took care of his mother every day for 16 years.