A Model for a Better Future

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Thomas Nelson, 1998 - Religion - 213 pages

Before achieving international fame as the world's most photographed supermodel, Kim Alexis was a small-town girl with small-town aspirations.  Her Cinderella-like discovery by a New York talent scout whisked her into the glittering but high-pressure world of professional modeling at age eighteen.

 Kim scarcely had time to catch her breath in the fast-lane life of supermodel, surrounded by superstars, the super-rich, and the super-powerful.  The things she witnessed sent her small-town sensibilities reeling:
  • a supermodel friend ho destroyed her life with heroin
  • hairdressers and makeup artists dying of a strange new plague called AIDS
  • casual drug use and immorality at New York's infamous Studio 54
In this deeply personal and powerful book, famed supermodel, actress, athlete, spokesperson, wife, and mother Kim Alexis tells how she escaped the snares and temptations that destroyed many of her peers.  With frankness and conviction, warmth and humor, she brings you in close for a one on one conversation on how to build a stable home, how to be an effective parent, and how to combat the moral  population  that  threatens  families, communities, and the nation. If you've ever wondered what one person can do to change the world, then this book is for you.  "God works through little people like you and me," writes Kim Alexis-and in A Model for a Better Future she shows how you can make a difference for a better tomorrow.

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Contents

My Unplanned Life
1
My Journey
19
Living Healthy in an Unhealthy World
34
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Kim Alexis was a top model in the 1980s appearing on more than 500 magazine covers. Today she is a television actress, host, spokesperson, and commentator. As an author, her goal is to encourage other women to be their best in all areas of life. She and her husband have five children and live in Florida.

Jim Denney is a full-time freelance writer with more than one hundred published books to his credit. His collaborative titles include "Reggie White in the Trenches"; "Undefeated", with Bob and Brian Griese; and numerous books with Pat Williams, including "Go for the Magic", "Coach Wooden", and "The Difference You Make".

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