A Model for a Better Future Author:Kim Alexis, Jim Denney 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 ti... more »me 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 who 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.« less