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Old 06-25-2010, 12:34 PM   #1
Benjamin R. Greene
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My testimonial

I feel like telling the world something.

A year ago, the bottom fell out of my universe. I had a successful law firm. When the mortgage crisis hit, Kern County was one of the worst hit counties in the entire country. My business just plummeted. A former employee filed a lawsuit against me. Many of my so-called "friends" turned on me when the money ran out. My new marriage soured. I had to borrow $300,000 dollars from my father to stay afloat. I became a fat, weak alcoholic who cried every day. I was the laughingstock of my community. I saw absolutely no future for me but sheer misery.

My business is turning around and the lawsuit was dismissed. I have new and better relationships. My marriage is wonderful and we are expecting another child. I am in the shape of my life. I have stopped drinking. I have never been happier and more at peace.

Never give up hope. Ask God to enter your heart and He can work miracles. Never feel that your life is a lost cause. Place all your troubles in His hands. My life is a living testament to His power and mercy.

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Old 06-27-2010, 12:13 PM   #2
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Re: My testimonial

Great story. I'm sorry you had to go through that, but I'm sure you are much stronger, happier, and better because of it. Congratulations
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Old 06-28-2010, 07:19 AM   #3
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Re: My testimonial

Thanks for posting. Glad to hear you weathered the storm and came out with a better outlook.

I think when you go through these tough times you can sink or soar. I am glad to see you soared. I know now you can get even more out of life because you now have the tools to help others along the way.

GOOD JOB!
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Old 06-28-2010, 08:00 AM   #4
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Way to Fire, Brother!!
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Old 06-28-2010, 10:57 AM   #5
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Great Job Ben!
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Old 07-06-2010, 02:26 PM   #6
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Great testimonial - Keep up the positive attitude and hard work!
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Old 07-08-2010, 07:53 AM   #7
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Wonderful!
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Old 07-09-2010, 08:02 AM   #8
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Awesome story! So glad to hear you're seeing the light at the end of the tunnel (and that it's not a freight train!).
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