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A Journey That Ends On A Portland Sidewalk

From the Good News PDX blog: A journey that ends on a Portland sidewalk

[James] packed a bag and walked. He walked out on family, friends and the life that he built and headed south. He never really had a destination in mind. Few people in James’ place do. They just have to get away. It’s a common trend with addiction.

The length of his journey isn’t clear, but, after a while, he landed on a Portland sidewalk in Old Town. To him, it seemed like just another space on the game board that was his wayward journey to who-knows-where. But what James didn’t realize, is he’d actually reached the end of one chapter and was about to open a brand new book in his life.  Read more…