It was October, 2013, and life appeared bleak. Doug sat in his car and thought about all he had lost. Seven years ago he had fallen in love. That love was deep and marriage followed. But now it was gone…forever. It seemed like yesterday when it all began.
"It is hard to imagine that under a year ago her life was much different. She had been in a prison for 30 years, a prison from which she had no power to escape. The walls had become too thick, the bars too dense, the lock too cumbersome. For thirty years she had been in the dark and hopeless solitary confinement of a life-robbing cocaine addiction. It had turned everything she knew into something hollow."