When Jennifer looks back at the past 10 years of her life, she can’t believe how far she’s come. “I feel like I’m a completely different person,” she says. “I was lost in so many ways. I didn’t see it then, but God started leading me on a path to this new life. He’s done so many miracles in my life. It’s crazy how much He’s taken care of me. My trust in Him is really up there.” Like so many young women who come to Hope Gardens, Jennifer tragically endured years of unspeakable sexual abuse as a child. By the time she was a teenager, she was filled with anger and resentment, and she started acting out.