Episode 4: Orlando Cruz

Orlando Cruz is now a successful practicing attorney in Massachusetts. But the odds were stacked against him. Growing up in Boston’s infamous Bromley-Heath project, he started dealing drugs as a teen, was involved in a shooting, and did time in a juvenile...

Episode 2: David “Crunchy” DePina

David DePina grew up in New Bedford, Massachusetts. By his mid teens, he was dealing drugs and caught up in gang warfare. David’s participation in a shooting incident in which another man lost his life led to a 12 year prison sentence and the loss of his mother...

Episode 1: Abrigal Forrester

Abrigal Forrestor is currently Director of Community Action at Madison Park Development Corporation. He works with at-risk young men to try to steer them away from the crime and violence he lived through as a boy. At 12 years old, he got held up at gunpoint which set...