Chrystal Metcalf with her 5-year-old daughter Karen. Metcalf will wake up Christmas morning in a rehab housing program. This, she says, is a sign that her long troubled life is turning around.
Chrystal Metcalf with her 5-year-old daughter Karen. Metcalf will wake up Christmas morning in a rehab housing program. This, she says, is a sign that her long troubled life is turning around. Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
Chrystal Metcalf with her 5-year-old daughter Karen. Metcalf will wake up Christmas morning in a rehab housing program. This, she says, is a sign that her long troubled life is turning around. Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com

Charlotte mom in rehab hopes for first ‘real’ Christmas with daughter

December 08, 2015 09:17 AM