John is from Sudan and has over overcome unimaginable difficulties.  He was orphaned through the war in Sudan, and with no family, had to travel to Ethiopia at just 9 years old.  On this journey, he saw friends perish in lion attacks, die of disease, and many other horrible hardships.

John was able to come to America where he got a job in a glass factory in Arkansas.  It was here that he started drinking alcohol to numb the pain of his past.  His drinking landed him in jail many times.

Luckily, he ended up in Grand Island and with the help of his church there, found Revive to finally deal with his alcoholism.

John has been sober for six months now and is thankful for the help and hope he has found at Revive.

Listen to John tell his story of overcoming unthinkable odds to live a life of recovery.