COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Some of the statistics are staggering. In 2013, more than 46,000 people in the U.S. died from drug overdoses (DEA) – that's more than car wrecks. Each number is a person, a large number in their teens and 20s.
When it comes to this drug war, many addicts and parents have faced demons, and some have been able to turn their tragedy into action and awareness.
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