Growing up Denaeuh always wanted to help others and make an impact on their lives. Little did she know, that when she grew up she would do just that. Denaeuh went to school to get her degree in counseling, which then leads her to become a substance abuse counselor. Out of college, Denaeuh got a job at a youth residential treatment facility, where she would help others overcome their addictions and be able to move back home. One day, one of Denaeuh’s patients was graduating and able to go home. As a thank you this woman made a poster for Denaeuh. It was a beautiful flower with her name in the middle. This touched Denaeuh on so many levels, this was validation that every choice she has made in life lead her to where she is today. Helping others, which makes Denaeuh life worth living.