They've lived parts of their lives caught in the clutches of homelessness and drug addiction, but they're through with all that now.
Men who participate in a residential program at the Kansas City Rescue Mission have teamed up with artist Richard Fritz of Storytellers Inc. to create a series of photo-collage panels that represent the journey of the homeless from hopelessness to recovery.
Each picture -- from burned-out campfires to train yards and graffiti-covered bricks -- forms a part of the larger journey each man has undertaken. It's powerful stuff. In this video, then men discuss their project and their lives: