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When God Became Real to Her

When alcohol and drugs tore her family apart, young Oxana was sent to an orphanage. See how you've turned her life around and given her a new way to live. Read Transcript


OKSANA WAS BORN IN A WEALTHY

FAMILY IN THE UKRAINE.

ALCOHOL AND DRUGS MADE HER AN

ORPHAN.

WE USED TO BE RICH

OWNED 3 HOUSE AND MY MOTHER

DRANK AND USED DRUGS.

MY PARENTS FOUGHT AND WE LOST

EVERYTHING.

WHEN OKSANA WAS 6 NEIGHBORS

CALLED SOCIAL SERVICES.

IN THE ORPHANAGE I LEARNED

MY GRAND MOTHER DIED.

IT WAS WINTER HER PARENTS

LEFT HER GRAND MOTHER'S BODY

OUTSIDE FOR 3 DAYS.

WHEN OKSANA HEARD ABOUT HER

FAMILY IT WAS TRAGIC

MY FATHER DROWNED DRINKING

IN A LAKE AND MY MOTHER WAS

HOMELESS AND DIDN'T RECOGNIZE

HER FAMILY.

OKSANA COULD NOT ADJUST TO

LIFE IN THE ORPHANAGE SHE TURNED

ALCOHOL WHICH IS AVAILABLE TO

STREET KIDS.

I WANTED TO BE HAPPY BUT I

HAD TOO MANY BAD MEMORIES.

SHE WAS INVITED TO A SUMMER

CAMP EXPERIENCED BY "ORPHAN'S

PROMISE."

I LEARNED YOU DON'T HAVE TO

SMOKE OR DRINK TO HAVE FUN THE

PEOPLE I MET WORSHIPPED GOD AND

HAD A WONDERFUL LIFE.

YOU DIDN'T KNOW SUCH PEOPLE

EXISTED.

OKSANA GAVE HER LIFE TO

CHRIST.

I BELIEVED IN GOD AND

REALIZED GOD WAS REAL.

FOR THEM GOD WAS ALIVE.

SHE HAS BEEN COMING TO

"ORPHAN'S PROMISE" SUMMER CAMPS

FOR 3 YEARS

IT IS FUN WE PLAY SPORTS

AND GAMES AND LEARN ABOUT GOD.

THEY TELL US GOD CAN CHANGE OUR

LIVES THAT IS IMPORTANT FOR

CHILDREN LIKE ME.

I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE WHO

HELPED MAKE THIS CAMP POSSIBLE.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

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