Homeless Women in Recovery Program Use Soccer To Turn Their Lives Around

05/19/2011 12:17 pm ET | Updated Jul 19, 2011

Lisa Wrightsman used soccer to turn her life around. Now she's using it to help others do the same.

Wrightsman, a standout at Sacramento State and in a semipro league, later fell to drugs, alcohol, homelessness and jail.

Last year, however, she entered a Volunteers of America recovery program and discovered VOA's street soccer program at Mather.

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