Walter Allen Benton

Allen was born in Charlotte and grew up in Maxton, NC. He is a member of the Tuscarora Native American Tribe, and he values his culture. Prior to coming to The Lodge, he was living in Lumberton, NC. After the Living Hope Program, he hopes to start his own painting business. “It’s fascinating because a lot of people don’t recognize that everyone is made in the image of God. We should create awareness of this.” 

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