is the place where our life stories begin. It is where we are understood,
embraced, and accepted. It is a sanctuary of safety and security, a place to
which we can always return. Down in the dank basement, amid my moldy, hoarded
food and worm-eaten books, I dreamed that my real home, the place where my
story had begun, was out there somewhere, and one day I was going to find it.”
from his mother at age three, Steve Klakowicz lives a terrifying existence.
Caught in the clutches of a cruel foster family and subjected to constant
abuse, Steve finds his only refuge in a box of books given to him by a kind
stranger. In these books, he discovers new worlds he can only imagine and
begins to hope that one day he might have a different life, that one day he
will find his true home. A fair-complexioned boy with blue eyes, a curly Afro,
and a Polish last name, he is determined to unravel the mystery of his origins
and find his birth family. Armed with just a single clue, Steve embarks on an
extraordinary quest for his identity, only to learn that nothing is as it appears.
A Chance in
is the unbelievably true story of a wounded and broken boy destined to become a
man of resilience, determination, and vision. Through it all, Steve’s story
teaches us that no matter how broken our past, no matter how great our misfortunes,
we have it in us to create a new beginning and to build a place where love
awaits. Download and start listening now!