Former Crack Addict Shares Story

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Thu, May 23, 2013: A Halifax woman says her crack cocaine addiction nearly ruined her life. But a decision to confront her drug use and come clean has turned it completely around. She's telling her story as a warning to others about the dangers of substance abuse. Global Maritimes' Julia Wong reports.


"The only good part to a cocaine addiction story is the part where the addict stops the drug."


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