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Another Chance Laurie Schick

Another Chance

Laurie Schick

Published December 1st 2007
ISBN : 9781434337740
Paperback
252 pages
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Molly was high on drugs and alcohol when tragedy struck. When she rounded the corner in her truck, she ran over the six-year old child, Amy Lewis. At the time, Molly did not know what she had hit. Thinking it was probably a dog, she did not stop.MoreMolly was high on drugs and alcohol when tragedy struck. When she rounded the corner in her truck, she ran over the six-year old child, Amy Lewis. At the time, Molly did not know what she had hit. Thinking it was probably a dog, she did not stop. When the news came on the next morning saying that Amy had died and that police were looking for a red pick-up truck, she knew. She had killed a little girl. Molly was apprehended by the police and sent to prison for 15 years, convicted of vehicular manslaughter. While incarcerated, Mollys life changed completely. With the help of a Drug Recovery Program, Molly lost the desire to use drugs. She met her sponsor, Marty, who began to take her on the journey of the 12 steps involved in recovery. One day at a time, Marty showed her how to live life on lifes terms and to deal with the overwhelming guilt and shame that she felt. Slowly, as Mollys recovery progressed, she started to help other addicts in the prison. After her release from prison, Molly and Marty lived together. They knew that they were more to each other than sponsor and sponsee. They were soul mates and were committed to spending the rest of their lives together. They decided to open a halfway house called Another Chance to help other women seeking recovery from their addiction to drugs and alcohol. Mollys life came full circle as she was forced to face Amy Lewis mother, Beth, again. Amys half-sister, Katie, had a drug problem and was court-ordered into the rehabilitation program at Another Chance. Without knowing Katies relationship to her past life, Molly became her chemical dependency counselor and sponsor. Molly truly got another chance to right the horrible wrong that she had committed when she killed Amy Lewis more than 20 years before. She got an opportunity to do something to make it right. She knew that her Higher Power had put Katie into her life for this reason. No, she could never bring b