Real life stories


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Taking the chance to change: Des’s story

"I just thought fighting my way through life was the right way to do things,” says Des, reflecting on a childhood dominated by alcohol, drugs and violence.

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Taking responsibility: Kim’s story

"My mum had a lot of mental health issues, my dad was in the army so he wasn’t there much” says Kim, a successful youth support worker in her 30s and a far cry from...

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Breaking the cycle: James’ story

Though James insists his family didn’t want him involved in crime, he instinctively followed the example of those around him. By age 7, he was already part of the criminal...

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