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Victoria’s Life Story

Victoria Lopez's Life Story

Everything Victoria tried just made it worse, My name is Victoria Lopez, I used to suffer with major depression. I started taking pills when I was 12, and at age 13 I began drinking alcohol in and out of school; I started cutting myself and began having bad anorexia/bulimia habits that only increased because I was so depressed. By 16 ...

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Life Story of Karen Sanchez

Life Story of Karen Sanchez

Before coming to YPG I was a very empty person, in my house there was always fighting between my parents, my dad was an alcoholic, so he would never be home. I didn’t have that love at home, because my parents were too busy with their problems. Because of that I felt lonely and very sad with the situation at ...

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Angelica’s Life Story

Angelica

Angelica’s Life… Before YPG! My name is Angelica and I was an extremely depressed person. I lived a sad and lonely life. I had feelings inside of me that no one understood. I really did not have any friends because I was too shy to be myself. I thought that everyone was better than me and that there was nothing ...

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Nayeli Lozano’s Life Story

Nayeli Lozano Then… My name is Nayeli Lozano, and I’m 19 years old, from YPG Tucson, Arizona. When I was around the age of 13 years old, I began comparing myself with the rest of the other girls. I didn’t like myself for being too shy, too skinny and less pretty than the girls from school; Because of my shyness I didn’t ...

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Life Story of Justin Ortega

Life Story of Justin Ortega

My Life Story of the Past! My name is Justin Ortega, I’m 21 years old and I’m from Anaheim California. While growing up, I didn’t get attention from my family and this led me to look for “attention” outside of my home. I wanted attention from girls and friends and I began to do drugs. I was addicted to cocaine, marijuana, ...

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