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Overcoming the Odds, With Hopes to Change the Future

on Wednesday, 09 May 2012.

Overcoming Addiction

Tunette Powell grew up surrounded by addiction, where her father's addiction to crack cocaine shaped her life in many ways. She is now graduating college. She won a national speech award for a speech about criminalization of addiction and how it affected her life. She hopes to become a motivational speaker, to help youth in a similar position to the one she once inhabited.

“Rock bottom became the solid foundationon which I built my life.”

- J.K. Rowling

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  • Rural America Battles New Addiction To Opana

    Rural America Battles New Addiction To Opana

    C.J. Coomer got good grades and played football when he was in high school in Houston, but when his mother moved to be near family in a rural area of Indiana, C.J. began hanging with a crowd that abused prescription drugs.

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