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Becoming Ms. Burton

From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women

by Susan Burton and Cari Lynn

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Becoming Ms. Burton
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From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women
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Susan Burton and Cari Lynn

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A South Los Angeles woman who self-medicated with drugs after her son's death and was in and out of prison for 15 years describes her struggle to get clean and how she became an advocate and supporter of women facing similar situations. 40,000 first printing.

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After 6 Prison Terms, A Former Inmate Helps Other Women Rebuild Their Lives

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