Ryan Staffiere has spent most of his life in parking lots, after he was kicked out at age 15.
A British son of millionaires, who for his addiction to drugs and alcohol has been living on the streets for 21 years, now seeks to turn his life around again, collect local media.
Ryan Staffiere, from the town of Truro, in the county of Cornuelles (United Kingdom), was born in the nucleus of a wealthy family, attended a private school and enjoyed many comforts before he succumbed to vices. At the age of 11 he tried marijuana and during his teens he experimented with alcoholic beverages and other substances.
His excesses and dependencies caused him to be thrown out of his house at age 15, when he began to live in parking lots and surround himself with people who also used drugs, becoming a heroin addict at age 20 and crack at 25.
Staffiere, now 37, says he is "a good boy who went wrong" and tells which has 93 convictions in its history. The man resumed contact with his parents, but last Christmas he was expelled again, after drinking three bottles of alcohol. However, he says that he is now prepared to change his lifestyle and begin his rehabilitation process.
Helping the homeless
The man attends different courses that have helped him increase his confidence and give him a new purpose to your life. Staffiere has proposed to spend the Christmas holidays with the homeless of the St Petrocs center, where he has also received clean accommodation, food and clothing.
Staffiere also revealed that his maximum motivation to get his life on track is his 10-year-old daughter, with whom you currently have no contact. The mother, an ex-partner of the young man, died of an overdose and the girl now lives with her relatives outside the county.
"When she grows up I want her to say that 'my father did not do well when he was younger, but that he did everything possible ', says Staffiere.
The man hopes one day to have his own home and plans to devote himself to helping people living on the streets. "I have aligned directions. I want to be an advocate for the homeless. I could take them to medical appointments and things like that. At first I would be a volunteer, but that's what I want to do as a job," Staffiere said.
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