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Dangerous deal

Heroin takes over as drug of choice

February 10, 2013

Rae said she realized every day that death was just around the corner. That didn’t stop the 33-year-old Girard woman from doing anything she could to score her next hit of heroin. “I lied....

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Billdog

Feb-11-13 11:37 AM

Good luck Rea. I wish more time was spent on prevention and education in the schools. We wouldn't have the epidemic that we do it more people knew the truth of how addiction starts, grows and becomes a death sentence.

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unitedfortruth

Feb-11-13 2:44 AM

addiction is a medical condition with a spiritual solution.

you cannot, however, blame drugs when one commits a crime for it or on it.

making this stuff legal would make it easier to help those that suffer from addiction. it should be legalized.

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neversummer

Feb-10-13 2:26 PM

I don't understand why society feels that addiction and drug abuse is a legal matter instead of a matter of health care.

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motherof2

Feb-10-13 12:49 PM

Good for you Rae! I know it's not easy. One day at a time.

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featherstone

Feb-10-13 12:24 PM

Orr really nails down the problem. Glad we have people in local law enforcement that understand the roots of addiction to drugs. The bad physicians that write scripts out of greed are more to blame than the low level dealer on the street corner. They are educated and are held at a higher level of standards, but don't care. To common of a problem.

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Ihateusblues

Feb-10-13 11:45 AM

Hang in there Rae! You can be an inspiration for a lot of people.

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DocRJD

Feb-10-13 6:34 AM

May God Bless you Rae. Your story & your struggle can give hope to another mom or dad, son or daughter. Stay strong, have faith, Pray. By helping yourself first, YOU can perhaps, help many. May God Bless You & keep you strong.

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