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God has a way of putting something in front of you that could change your entire life around. Casey Diaz, was once a gang member that served time for murder.

According to the Christian Post, during an interview Diaz recalled the day he received a message of hope that made him leave behind his violent background.

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At the age of 2, his family moved to America from El Salvador. When he was 8 he watched a lot of drugs and alcohol enter his home.

In his book, “The Shot Caller: A Latino Gangbanger’s Miraculous Escape from a Life of Violence to a new Life in Christ,” Diaz also revealed how he got into the gang and watched his mother get abused by his dad.

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himself very real in my cell. Knew for a fact that I had sinned before God. That became the pivotal point of change for me.”

When he was released from prison he followed the Christian faith and now is pastor of a church in Burbank, California.

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