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On a walk through the streets of Sydney with Father Chris Riley's street team, I heard the story of young girl they found addicted to heroin and living on the street.

She was injected with heroin for the first time by her mum when she was 12 years old. Just imagine a life like that. Most of us take for granted that our parents will love us and protect us.

  • Jason Clare
  • The Canberra Times

This girl couldn’t even do that.

But that little girl isn’t dead.

Father Chris and his team found her, gave her a place to live, got her off the gear and back in school.

Today she’s a school teacher.

It’s a story with a happy ending.

But not all stories end like this.

Not everyone has a…

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