Yes, he cleaned up nicely not because I made him but because he wanted to be a better man for himself, for me, and for his family. I just helped him along the way. So I didn't polish a piece of shit, I shined a diamond in the rough.
Wise words from original pinner: "My 'effing' story got me again. It's so frustrating because as a counsellor/therapist and life coach I have been trained to help people bust through the nasty stories that get them down .