Sheila Raye Charles, as part of her One Way Up Prison Ministry, delivers a vibrant message to the students at Palmetto Youth Academy, a residential program for high-risk juvenile offenders. Charles and her husband, Michael Steptoe, shared their personal stories of redemption through their faith. Charles had a troubled past, fighting an addiction to crack cocaine, losing custody of her five children, and time in federal prison. Charles is the daughter of the iconic Ray Charles.
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