BALTIMORE, MD -- OCTOBER 06: Tonya and her father, John Kidwell, pull together the food party in the kitchen before things get started.
Tonya Green-Pyles celebrates her grandson's second birthday with family and friends at her home in Pimlico. Tonya, now a peer counselor specializing in harm reduction for the Baltimore County Health Department, is a former sex worker and recovering addict. She's transitioned to a stable home, career and family life. (photo by Andre Chung for The Washington Post)