I’ve Been on Drugs for 35 Years

The Whole Truth about a woman and her struggle with abuse, drugs, prostitution, and her decision to change.

By Emily DonahueApril 1, 2015 8:34 am

“I started shooting up, I guess at the age of 16. So it became a norm to me, that this is the way people lived.”

She had no idea at the time that her life would be forever changed by her decisions as a young person. Drugs led to prostitution and heavier drug use, which took hold for 35 years.

Finally, she decided she was tired of all the pain, and to make herself a priority.

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