Vanessa rarely felt safe. She grew up in LA around
gangs. Alone, angry and scared Vanessa was usually found herself
around pretty difficult circumstances. At a very young age, she
began to cope with substances provided at house parties. Ending up
in Juvey in her early teens, she learned things that made her start
thinking a little differently. What was it? What happened? What
does her life look like now? Hear the rest of Vanessa's story and
her motto she lives by that keeps her FREE!