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The Human Aspect of Lars

I was abused by my neighbor as a child, and once it was exposed I struggled to express my feelings. I internalized my trauma and began acting out more and more. Eventually I sought escape through drugs that quickly evolved into a life of crime, violence and addiction. I didn’t see any hope of change.

  • Abuse
  • Addiction
  • Crime
  • Self image
  • Violence

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