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Sparking Hope

Besieged by a rising tide of overdoses and suicide, the American life expectancy rate dropped for the third year in a row in 2017, according to reports released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Life expectancy in the United States peaked in 2014, when Americans lived for an average of 78.9 years.…
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Hunger for Hope

Seeking a more intense high than pills provided, Jeremy Burton begged a friend to show him how to shoot heroin into his veins. A few years later, mentors in a 12-step program showed Burton how to find a path to sobriety. Nearly 18 months after giving up drugs, Burton hopes to show others how to…
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