Living Well: For seven years, drugs imprisoned the mind and body of my daughter

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"Dad," she called long-distance on her 23rd birthday. "Your grandson is doing well. I am sorry for the wrong choices I made. I want to make a life for my son and me. And I want to make you and mom happy."

With that resolution, she went back to school with her son in tow and completed her tertiary education, culminating in a PhD in social history. We were so proud to be at her graduation.

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