Alex, a native of West Virginia, lost everything when she was unexpectedly cut from a women’s football team in Pittsburgh. This event added to the feelings of emptiness she dealt with as a child into adulthood due to the initial absence of her father. Upon reuniting with her biological father, she experienced the satisfaction of belonging until one night their relationship ended in tragedy. This sent her into a downward spiral and she fell deeper into a life of drugs and prostitution. After several near fatal drug overdoeses, Alex’s grandmother conveinced her to call Leah’s House. Through the Leah’s House program, Alex has developed a strong relationship with her heavenly father and now feels the love she so desperately searched for all of her life.