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Former Addicts and EMTs Alike Are Applauding This Woman for Sharing Powerful Side-by-Side Pics of Her Overdose

Post by Kathleen Wong. In the United States, there's been an increase in drug overdoses that's more accurately defined as an epidemic. To break through addiction and become clean is an incredible feat, and one that Reddit user sturgio_garcia shared with two powerful side-by-side images that's inspiring everyone, from EMTs themselves to those who wish they could thank their own EMTs. 
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