Angel: The True Story of an Undeserved Chance
By Angel Cortello, as told to Rachael Hartman
Angel Cortello was lost in a world of emotional problems, addiction, prostitution and the street life. This is the true story of how she chose recovery and freedom, even in the midst of consequences such as living with HIV.
“You don’t have to live your life like this,” he said. He put a wad of cash on the bed, handed me the key to the hotel room and walked out. I never saw the man again. …He could see something in me that I couldn’t see in myself. He could see someone better than who I had become…
About the Authors: Angelena Cortello lives in Alexandria, Louisiana. She works as a tech at the recovery center where she was diagnosed with HIV. She spends her life mentoring women who are in recovery from addictions.
Angel is a dynamic presenter. She is available to speak at conferences, meetings, small groups, and other events in both secular recovering settings and Christian church settings. She is passionate about inspiring others to turn to God and a community of supportive people for help and deliverance from addiction and destructive life choices.
Rachael Hartman has over 10 years of writing, editing and publishing experience. Angel: The True Story of an Undeserved Chance was her first book to write. Her other books include Called To Write, Chosen to Publish: 20 Inspirational Thoughts for Christian Writers and Facing Myself: An Introspective Look at Cosmetic Surgery.