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Drug Addict Stereotypes Redefined

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Marcus

Tell Us Your Good Deed: 
I helped build an orphanage for over 200 children in La Gonâve, Haiti. I volunteered through an organization called Extollo and they connected me to an organization called Okipe that made the whole thing possible
Why are you participating?: 

It was what my friends were doing.

Ian

West Boylston, MA
United States
Tell Us Your Good Deed: 
I adopted and have been raising my wife's son as my own for the past 9 years.
Why are you participating?: 

The stigma attached to labels makes getting help much harder when it's needed.

John

St. Paul, MN
United States
Tell Us Your Good Deed: 
I'm a 10 year recovering addict who hit rock bottom and have climbed back to be a good member of society, and have helped others with their problems with addiction.
Why are you participating?: 

Outstanding program created by my wife's cousin.

Amanda

Worcester, MA
United States
Tell Us Your Good Deed: 
I was a mentor for an at risk youth in Portland Maine for over a year. We helped each other tremendously and it was a very humbling experience that changed my life.
Why are you participating?: 

I want people to be aware that children and adults are being prescribed powerful medications to alleviate pain. I was prescribed vicodin at 15 for back pain, and finally graduated to Oxycontin by 26. The drugs took control of my life.

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