After 30 Years On The Streets, This Homeless Man Discovered His True Identity Thanks To A Police Officer

30 Years on the Streets

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For over 30 years, Mick Myers lived on the streets of California struggling to survive. Weary and haggard from the bright and burning sun, Myers soon found himself having run-ins with the law in Alameda County due to his panhandling. However, he risked his safety and his freedom in order to make enough money to fill his belly on a daily basis.


An Unexpected Encounter

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When on sheriff decided to issue Myers a citation, neither men had any idea it would be the beginning of a life-changing journey for them. One filled with heartache, facing the past and finding one’s true identity.

This story is sure to warm your heart.


A Promising Start

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Mick Myers didn’t start out on the wrong side of the tracks. In fact, when he was an infant he was adopted by a loving family in San Leandro, California. Growing up he was easy-going, loved playing in the marching band, and had a nice group of friends.

Unfortunately, things at home were less than stellar.

Adoptive Family Ups and Downs

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While Myers’ adoptive parents tried to make him feel like he was part of the family, not everyone was happy to have him around. His mother tried to be affectionate, but his siblings rejected him.