“He has had the same job for over three months.”

“In high school he was too involved in drugs so he dropped out, but the important thing is that he went back and got his GED.”

“And even though he couldn’t afford an ipod for Christmas for his seven-year old daughter, he somehow made it happen.”

“I have maybe only seen him drunk four times in the last year, he has really cut back. It’s really impressive. I mean, it was court-ordered, but really, you should have seen what he used to be like.”