There are many second chance stories in progress. Some people
have just realized that they have received a second chance. Others are
in the middle of doing something productive with them. Some have had
success and are finding ways to give back. All are inspiring and motivating in their
Elina Torres founded Christi's Closet, in honor of her daughter.
Christi was 15 years old when she was struck and killed by a car, 14 years ago. In her daughter's memory, Elina Torres founded a consignment shop specializing in vintage dresses. The shop benefits The Children's Bereavement Center, which helps those in need of healing their hearts.
Calvin Thomas ( left) and Thomas Gum are both homeless and are working to renovate the new cold-weather shelter at the former Little Falls School on State Route 3 in Stafford County in exchange for a place to stay.
A shelter being built by those who need a second chance and a place to stay.
"No one would ever know most of them are blind just by watching them. They're just being horses," told Emilie Storch told Steve Lawson from the Godan River local news.
She learned though observing people who are blind with their sighted partners that they can "see with their hearts". A clinical psychiatrist, she runs a 40 acre blind and sighted horse rescue sanctuary, Second Chances Ranch.