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I was in a coma for five days…
At the age of 10, Adriano’s friends offered him marijuana and cocaine. At first, he used cocaine once a month. Over time, he started using it every day. “I had the opportunity to enter college, but I gave up. I worked and what I received I spent on drugs. With that I missed all the opportunities.”
Addiction made him steal his parents’ money and pick up belongings from home to buy the drugs. “I lost the desire to work. My life was all about sleeping and using drugs.”
The family couldn’t take Adriano’s addiction any longer and decided to put him in a clinic for drug addicts. After three months at the clinic, he returns home. However, in less than a week, he started using drugs again.
The family thought that sending Adriano to live with relatives, would be the solution.
“as I was no longer financially able to support my addiction, I decided to enter support my addiction, I decided to enter the criminal life, to be able to buy cocaine.”
The addiction overwhelmed him in such a way that he consumed three times more than the money he could afford to pay for the drugs.
He became indebted to drug dealers and began to receive death threats. One day, on leaving the house, he was shot by a person who passed by on a motorcycle.
It hit his lung and intestine and one of the bullets was lodged near the spine. Adriano was in a coma for five days.
“When I woke up and saw my mother visit me, I remembered the prayers and investigations that she made for me to go to church.” His mother had been attending the Universal Church for years but he always declined his invitations.
As soon as he left the hospital, he decided he didn’t want that life anymore. His mother had been attending the Universal Church for years, but he always declined his invitations.
As soon as he left the hospital, he decided he didn’t want that life anymore. His mother took him to the church and he received help from pastors and assistants. “The attitude of my mother, who always believed in me instead of judging me, was what gave me the strength to change. It was not easy, but I preserved for my deliverance.”
He broke free from drugs and invested in a career in health. Today he is a successful professional, he lives happily and with the peace he desires.
If you can relate to Adriano’s story come to a Universal Church today, to receive the help that you need.