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TrashMan's story

For many years, I thought I was the only one on earth who lived in a world full of last year's trash.

I am a Christian and a Youth Pastor, but still, I lived in, as you say, squalor. I grew up in a home where my mother cleaned and never let things get out of hand. My younger brother and older sister are clean and neat. Then there's me.

I tried to keep my home clean when I lived in apartments and did pretty good, but when I bought my own home things changed for some reason. After seeing your web site and the pictures that the young lady sent of her house before and after, I sat here and cried. I felt pain like I had never felt it before. My heart broke as I looked at every picture and saw MY home on line. My house was, no, IS as bad as hers was and I am ashamed of it.

I have never let anyone in my home and even my own mother has never been inside, and she only lives 5 mins away. After looking at all the photos and crying for a good long while, I decided to take action. I asked God to give me the energy and desire to clean this MESS up. I have spent all day yesterday and most of this evening cleaning.

Thank you for being brave enough to put this site up and God Bless anyone who it has helped.

TrashManMovingUp