WATCH – Life Changing –

Oct. 8. 2020 – “I ended up doing a bunch of heroin, a bunch of crack. I ended up all going to the bar, blowing a lot of money on the bar, and I didn’t plan on waking up the next morning,” said Drake.

Then, he made a decision that changed his life.

“I woke up the next morning. I looked at myself in the mirror and I said I can’t do this anymore and I went cold turkey.”

Since then, he has been clean for four years and is working to get back on his feet. He restarted his business – a digital graphic design company called Nerdy Designs. It’s something he has had a passion for since he was a child.  

Without an office, he worked out of McDonald’s using the public Wi-Fi.

“I got to know the people there. They didn’t have a problem. I would buy food and what not, but yeah, I started out of a McDonald’s,” explained Drake. “I didn’t have a place to meet, I didn’t have any there. It was just me and my laptop.”

Now he has a place of his own – with a new home for his business.

“If you have dreams, you can follow…”

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