Cadets of Salvation

Four addicts on the brink of self-destruction claw their way back to civilization — enduring countless stints in rehab, multiple relapses back into addiction and several overdoses. The program that saved their lives might just ring a bell.

You likely know the Salvation Army most from the infamous Christmas Kettle manned by volunteers during the holiday season. In Savannah and in communities around the South and the nation, those dollars raised help fund community centers like the one on Montgomery Street that is a lifeline for the Coastal Empire’s homeless and destitute.

“You get so used to the world letting you down, you lose hope. The folks at the Salvation Army brought me in and wouldn’t let go until I believed in hope every day,” said Shane Pritchard, one of the…

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