My brother was involved in many gang-related activities. He used to sell and smoke weed; he would get into a lot of fights with people around our area…
I remember my childhood clearly, when I lived back home in Brazil. I can recall the beatings, the abuse, the abandonment and the unhappiness.
The relationship that my husband and I had a few years ago was far from a bed of roses. I was never content with anything. I had a short temper and would lash out at the smallest things.
To say that my family was a mess would be an understatement! We were not united at all!
See how the Leon family came from a past of destruction and separation to become a family full of love and unity despite all the odds.
“We despised each other. We couldn’t talk to one another because whenever we did, it would turn into a heated argument and physical fights.
“Although we lived in the same house together, we were like complete strangers…” When my older brother passed away, my whole family was shaken by the event.