Washington City Mission Stories



A New Day

June 13, 2017 | By Susan Gartland, edited by Delfine Bredniak | Washington City Mission

As a child, Pete started to consume alcohol when he was just six years old. He was a curious child and spent a lot of time at his grandparents home while his parents worked. His curiosity led him into trouble when he started sneaking beer from his grandfather and father. He liked the way beer tasted and especially how it made him feel.

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A Home for Mack

March 03, 2017 | By Susan Gartland | Washington City Mission

Eighty nine year old Mack is a typical example of his generation. He's responsible, humble yet proud with a strong work ethic; committed to family, community and country. And like so many of his peers, fiercely independent.

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