On Nov. 6, 1982, you welcomed me into the world with open arms. You made the first moments of my life a pleasant and smooth transition. You didn’t care about what I looked like or my tax bracket. All you knew was that I was apart of you and that I was going to need your help.

Thank you.

From there you set me up with many programs. Starting with a place to stay. I learned a lot growing up in the Lamar…