Ed Kressy was bullied had many childhood issues. As a teen he became a meth addict for 11 years. Stealing, after being arrested, he was shown compassion by a caring police officer. But his addiction led to losing his job, he stole from his family and ended up rock bottom. Spirituality brought him back. He persevered for years, got sober, and was later awarded the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award for work he did helping people reintegrate into society after being released from prison.