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Never Give Up!

Building a Hope-Filled Family

By: Dan Almeter

“Never give up hope!” Our friends, Bill and Cynthia, were crying for joy as they shared some remarkable family news with my wife and me. We had shared many things over the years—we were neighbors and fellow parishioners, and our children all attended the same Christian school.

But for a long time, our friends’ news had not been good. Despite their best efforts, their children were getting caught up in a wild...

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