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Wayne’s Story , Age: 25

What have you struggled with? When did it become too much?

My experience with drug abuse. all my life I have had struggles, from foster homes to group home then to some drug house after that then drug selling, life!

What kind of support did you get at first? Did it work?

Never got support I’m one of those pplz that fall though the cracks.

Were there any turning points where things really started to change for the better?

I got a legit job but it sucks n I don’t get paid everyday.

What’s your life like now? What have you been able to accomplish, and what are you working towards?

I got a son n all I do is try to do the best I can but his mother cuts me down all the time n I got nothing to show for it cuz why should I when shes doing a lot better then I?

What would you say to people who are having a tough time? What’s helped you that you wish you had known earlier

What would I say? Life sucks, but we got a part in this, we call earth, good n bad around, the world ain’t no sunshine and rainbows.

Drug Abuse

All I do is try to do the best I can.

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