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Eternally Amy - A Sober Mom of Eight's Journey from Jail to Joy

Mar 26, 2024

In this episode, Amy welcomes guest Michele W. Miller, an attorney and bestselling author, who courageously shares her journey of overcoming addiction, incarceration, and rebuilding her life.

- Michele is an attorney and author of four published novels.

- She is 34 years sober after battling a cocaine and heroin addiction that led her to jails, institutions, and near-death experiences.

- Michele graduated from NYU Law School and became a lawyer at 22, facing a 15-to-life sentence for drug possession by age 25 under New York's Rockefeller Law. Despite avoiding prison in that case, she was disbarred for nine years due to a felony conviction.

- In recovery, she regained her law license and worked as a public interest lawyer, later serving as NYC's chief government ethics prosecutor.

- Currently, she is the General Counsel for The Fortune Society, helping the formerly incarcerated with re-entry services.

- Michele continues to attend meetings and assist others in overcoming addiction.

- She resides in Upper Manhattan, where her novels are often set, with her husband, twin sons, two cats, and a large dog.

- Represented by Writers House, her novels have been published by Blackstone Publishing and Crooked Lane Books.

- Her books have received accolades such as being named "Best of 2019" by Strand Magazine and a semi-finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards.

- Publishers Weekly praises her latest novel, "THE LOWER POWER," as a "superbly written tale of urban survivors fighting to save themselves once more."

Hosted by Amy Liz Harrison

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