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  • Nancy and Liz, mother and daughter recovering drug addicts, want to offer others hope

    As morning routines go, this new one — happily doing hair and makeup in expectation of a good day — is so much better than when Liz, barely four months ago, was injecting heroin into the main vein in the front of her mother’s neck. Now, attending classes and clinics for recovering addicts at Truman Medical Center, the women are sharing treatment and hope for living drug-free lives.

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