3282 Yuuki Jonathan Hayashi: (Japanese, Abuse, Gangs) Born in America, Yuuki has dual citizenship in Japan and the U.S. His father is a tyrant; his mother is a Christian who raises Yuuki and his siblings in the church. Yuuki rejects God as a child because of the violence at home, joins a gang and smokes and drinks. At fifteen he and a friend try to steal a motorcycle but are caught. Yuuki experiences God in the patrol car and his life is turned around. Now in Bible college, engaged, and involved in church ministries.
3281 "Collie": (Abandonment, Abuse, Anger) Collie and her older sister are abandoned by their mother and become wards of the state. After four foster homes in which they are abused, Collie nearly kills a man who tries to abuse her. At 18 she marries Luke but doesn't apply God's Word to her suppressed anger. She receives Christ but falls away. When her oldest son commits murder she returns to the Lord and discovers God's faithfulness.
3280 Pearl Willis - Part 2: (Gangs, Drugs, Daycare) Pearl starts a "Good News Club" for children in the neighborhood church. Needing more room she bids on a house in the worst part of Chicago, right next to a drug house. Pearl runs a daycare center that the Lord blesses; she helps abused women. But she must cope with the drug dealers next door as well as city officials. She witnesses and prays, and God blesses her ministry that grows. In the end she buys the drug house for the daycare ministry.
3279 Pearl Willis - Part 1: (Rebellion, Abuse, Drugs) One of thirteen children, Pearl feels unloved and rebels, using alcohol and drugs and running away. Her parents love the Lord but after she is raped by strangers, she rebels even more. She escapes an abusive relationship by marrying a man she doesn't love and becomes a prostitute. She meets an older man who is jealous and locks her in the house. Her children beg her to go to church and she is saved. The first part ends as her father dies and she breaks up with her boyfriend.