Amy Schilling, 58, of Bartlett, Tenn. uses her walker to get from the house to her car, due to the loss of cartilage in both of her knees she takes precautions walking with out it because she could collapse at any moment. She says some days are better than others when it comes to getting around using her legs. (Aaron Turner/ Special to the Commercial Appeal)

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Amy Schilling, 58, of Bartlett, Tenn. uses a motorized shopping cart to buy groceries because of her different health issues. Schilling only buys things that don’t have to be cooked due to the loss of cartilage in both of her knees. (Aaron Turner/ Special to the Commercial Appeal)

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Amy Schilling, 58, eats Wendy's at her home in Bartlett due to her fixed income and lack of ability to cook for her self. Amy has suffered multiple strokes, heart problems, and of cartilage in her knees coupled with a fixed income she has very few options in what she eats. She is able to pay her house note and utilities with her disability check, and get buy on food stamps and a small retirement check from working at Methodist. (Aaron Turner/ Special to the Commercial Appeal)
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Amy Schilling, 58, takes insulin for her diabetes at her home in Bartlett, Tenn., she deals with this illness in addition to suffering multiple strokes, having heart problems, and loss of cartilage in her knees. Schilling lives on a fixed income and is able to pay her house note and utilities with her disability check, and get buy on food stamps and a small retirement check from working at Methodist. (Aaron Turner/ Special to the Commercial Appeal)

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Amy Schilling, 58, gets an in home visit from her nurse to refill prescription medicines. Schilling lives on a fixed income and is able to pay her house note and utilities with her disability check, and get buy on food stamps and a small retirement check from working at Methodist. (Aaron Turner/ Special to the Commercial Appeal)
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Felix Larkett Jr. gazes out of the door way at his home in Collierville, TN. Larkett grew up in Collierville but ran into trouble with the law and was sent to jail for drug charges. He has been out of jail for about 10 years now and tries to find odd jobs to help support himself and his young children, due to his criminal past it hard to find a steady job. (Aaron Turner/ Special to the Commercial Appeal)
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Felix Larkett Jr. plays basketball at his home in Collierville, TN. Larkett grew up in Collierville but ran into trouble with the law and was sent to jail for drug charges. He has been out of jail for about 10 years now and tries to find odd jobs to help support himself and his young children, due to his criminal past it hard to find a steady job. (Aaron Turner/ Special to the Commercial Appeal)
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Felix Larkett Jr. cuts wood for maintenance around the house he grew up in and also currently lives out in Collierville, TN with his Uncle David. Larkett tries to find odd jobs like this frequently to help support himself and his young children, du to his criminal past it hard to find a steady job. (Aaron Turner/ Special to the Commercial Appeal)
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Felix Larkett Jr. enjoys an evening with his younger children at his home in Collierville, TN during one of their regular weekend visits. Larkett grew up in Collierville but ran into trouble with the law and was sent to jail for drug charges. He has been out of jail for about 10 years now and tries to find odd jobs to help support himself and his young children, due to his criminal past it hard to find a steady job. (Aaron Turner/ Special to the Commercial Appeal)
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Three of Felix's sons enjoy time at his home in Collierville, TN during one or their regular weekend visits. Larkett grew up in Collierville but ran into trouble with the law and was sent to jail for drug charges. He has been out of jail for about 10 years now and tries to find odd jobs to help support himself and his young children, due to his criminal past it hard to find a steady job. (Aaron Turner/ Special to the Commercial Appeal)
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Felix Larkett Jr. enjoys an evening with his younger children at his home in Collierville, TN during one of their regular weekend visits. Larkett grew up in Collierville but ran into trouble with the law and was sent to jail for drug charges. He has been out of jail for about 10 years now and tries to find odd jobs to help support himself and his young children, due to his criminal past it hard to find a steady job. (Aaron Turner/ Special to the Commercial Appeal)
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Felix Larkett Jr. gazes out of the door way at his home in Collierville, TN. Larkett grew up in Collierville but ran into trouble with the law and was sent to jail for drug charges. He has been out of jail for about 10 years now and tries to find odd jobs to help support himself and his young children, due to his criminal past it hard to find a steady job. (Aaron Turner/ Special to the Commercial Appeal)
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