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"To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly." - Henri Bergson

Josh as a Toddler

Josh as a Toddler

If we fight for them when they're little, why would we give up on them when they grow older?

Josh and Bubby

Josh and Bubby

Josh in the arms of his older brother William.

Luther, William, and Josh

Luther, William, and Josh

Josh (right) and his brothers Luther (left) and William (middle) were very close when growing up.

Luther, William, and Josh II

Luther, William, and Josh II

Several years later the kids posed in almost the same position. Josh is on the right, Luther on the left, and William in the back.

Nature

Nature

Clearly a fake background, but Josh loves nature and fishing.

Josh, Dog Ike, and Thomas

Josh, Dog Ike, and Thomas

Josh (left) and his cousin Thomas (right) enjoyed playing with this beautiful dog. In February 2013, Thomas passed away. Josh was devastated when he heard the news.

Yes, That's Josh!

Yes, That's Josh!

One of the more unique photos of Josh.

Josh and his Niece

Josh and his Niece

Joshua often took care of his niece while his mom worked. To this day, his niece comes to visit him in prison. She loves Joshua.

Family Visit in 2007

Family Visit in 2007

Josh with his mom and dad, as well as his little brother (in red) in the beginning of 2007. This photograph was taken at the Correctional Reception Center.

Staying Fit in Prison

Staying Fit in Prison

Josh tries to stay as healthy as he possibly can behind bars.

Family Visit in 2009

Family Visit in 2009

Josh with his mom and niece on a visit at Lebanon Correctional Facility, Ohio.

PenPal Ad Photo

PenPal Ad Photo

This is the photograph that Josh submitted to HEAL Online's website.

Joshua and Stefanie

Joshua and Stefanie

Josh and Steff on a visit in May, 2013. Stefanie visits Josh twice a month.

Josh and His Niece

Josh and His Niece

Josh enjoying to play around with his niece in August, 2014.

Josh's GED Graduation Ceremony

Josh's GED Graduation Ceremony

On August 12th, 2014, we celebrated this great accomplishment with Josh. He was able to eat pizza for the first time in many years.

Visit in August 2014

Visit in August 2014

Josh and Steff on a visit in 2014. They are celebrating the fact that Josh's security level is being dropped.

Josh and Steff in November 2014

Josh and Steff in November 2014

Visits at Warren Correctional Institution are amazing. Josh's nose is a little red, because he sat outside on a bench to enjoy the beautiful November weather.

Goofy

Goofy

Sometimes, Josh can act really silly in the visiting room.

Visit at WCI

Visit at WCI

Josh and Steff at Warren Correctional Institution in Lebanon, Ohio. This photograph was taken in October, 2014.

November 2014

November 2014

Josh on November 9th, 2014.

February 2015

February 2015

Josh and his mom on a family visit the day after Valentine's Day.

Lady and the Tramp

Lady and the Tramp

Josh and his niece pose in front of a background of "Lady and the Tramp", Josh's favorite childhood movie.

Josh and Obeezy

Josh and Obeezy

Friends behind bars.

Supporters

Supporters

Josh has supporters from all around the world: Germany and India just to mention a few of them.

Joshua with the Dogs

Joshua with the Dogs

Josh trains service dogs for the organization 4 Paws for Ability in Xenia, Ohio.

Father's Day Celebration

Father's Day Celebration

In June, 2015, Josh was able to celebrate Father's Day with his little niece, mom, and Steff.

Grapes

Grapes

After more than 10 years, Josh finally had some grapes.

Josh and the Dogs II

Josh and the Dogs II

Josh with service dogs in training: Gecko and Gumby.

Childhood Memories

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Josh and His Dogs

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