Former Gang Member Morphs Into Lawyer Who Helps Troubled Kids

Former Gang Member Morphs Into Lawyer Who Helps Troubled Kids

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A drug dealer and larcenist who had been arrested 13 times by his 20th birthday – and who once faced 15 years in a Florida state penitentiary for felony aggravated assault – has morphed into one of Atlanta’s hottest young lawyers.

David Lee Windecher uses his own gripping memoir, The American Dream: HisStory in the Making, to give troubled kids a “road map to putting their adolescent mistakes in the rear view mirror,” reports the CS Monitor.

His message: Too many Americans – prosecutors, citizens, and even gangsters themselves – buy into a myth that youths are a lost cause.

(READ the full story in CS Monitor)

–Photo by David Lee Windecher via Twitter

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