At the age of seventeen, Sam was sentenced five years to life in a state penitentiary. Through all of this, Sam's father stood by him, loved him, prayed for him. It was his father's love that finally brought him to the cross. Five Years to Life is the exciting, moving account of the life-changing power of unconditional love. Whether you're imprisoned by bars or by feelings of despair, you'll find hope and encouragement for restoration.