Carl never really knew his dad. He passed away when Carl was only two years old. Years later, when his mom packed up and left the family, Carl was homeless by age 14.
What followed was a life on the streets, struggling for survival while trapped in the deep throngs of addiction. Traveling from city to city in search of new highs, Carl landed in Winnipeg in 2004.
After getting to know volunteers and staff at Siloam Mission, he decided it was time for a change. He gained sobriety and moved into his own room at The Madison.
Today, Carl has found a new high – his love of art.
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