Scott Lovell lived a life ravaged by tragedy, drug abuse, and prison time. He was homeless in Washington DC, when he watched his first hockey game. The game, as well as Ted Leonsis, became his salvation.
Although this story is not about addiction, it does represent a gross ignorance on the part of doctors. It is mistakes like this, as well as over-prescribing painkillers that have led to this deadly epidemic, and unfortunately the elderly often suffer the consequences.