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