Author "goes underground" to follow the lives of women addicts from the streets in a faith-based treatment program, who go on to become positive contributors to society.
A gripping, behind-the-scenes account where the women tell their own stories in their own words. This is the story behind New Life for Girls, a ministry with a 30-year track record of turning addicts into community builders. For the estimated 85 million people in the U.S. who suffer from addiction problems, as well as their co-workers, friends and family. All who have been exposed to addiction will gain new insights and fresh hope.
"Michele McKnight Baker's beautifully written book tells an important story of addiction, recovery and spiritual healing. It is inspirational." - Mary Pipher, Ph.D., author of "Letters to a Young Therapist" and "Reviving Ophelia."
"If you want a good story of how God can lead a person from darkness into light, from despair into hope, and from aimlessness into mission, you will want to read 'Sandpaper Sisters' by Michele McKnight Baker. We need stories like this." - Tony Campolo, Ph.D., bestselling author and Professor Emeritus, Eastern University
Michele McKnight Baker is president of Baker Marketing Communications and Culture Connects of York, PA and is in demand as a speaker and consultant. A graduate of Smith College with a Ph.D. in Organizational Studies from Union Institute and University, she serves in various leadership roles for professional and community organizations, including Rotary International.