Susan Burton's Amazing Second Act: Despair And Drugs To A Heroic Crusade

Susan Burton helps women change their life. She should know. She did it for herself
Susan Burton helps women change their life. She should know. She did it for herself

Susan Burton wasn't surprised when she lost her job as a Realtor. Grief-stricken from the loss of her 5-year-old son, killed in a car accident years earlier, Burton had been on a downward spiral of crack cocaine and alcohol abuse, including stints in prison. "The writing was on the wall," she says of getting fired.