Is there redemption after a life of drug abuse and prostitution? We continue our look inside the world of prostitution. Its often seen as a nameless, faceless crime, but some of those who have worked the streets say their is hope, if you can break the cycle of dependence. It is easy to hear reports of drugs addiction and prostitution, and imagine that they could never become part of your identity. It is certainly what these women thought. But those horrors became very real. Melissa Lokey and Donita Cooper both turned to crack cocaine after losing custody of their kids. They turned to selling sex. for drug money. Prostitution is a lucrative trade in Evansville. Netting both women more than enough cash to fund an addiction that sometimes cost them 500 dollars a day. That lifestyle caught up with Cooper and Lokey. Both were arrested by undercover cops. Now they have nothing but time to think about where their lives have taken them. Since being locked up, both women say they have a new focus on life, and a drive for redemption. Melissa Lokey plans to return to school.Donita Cooper says shes cleaning up her act to get her two kids back. But the reality both of them know is that their old life will never be that far behind them. Donita Cooper has not been sentenced yet, but could face a two year sentence. Melissa Lokey expects to be out of jail. by June.