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Sunday May 28th, 2017 2:42PM

LISTEN: Part Two: Recovering opioid drug addict, Craig George, shares his tale of emerging from "darkness"

By Afternoon News Wrap

George, a recovering addict who is 6 months clean, joins the Afternoon News Wrap in part two of a one-on-one to explain how friends and family can help an addict.

As a part of WDUN's #EndTheEpidemic campaign, Craig steps forward to provide a unique perspective to Georgia's opioid abuse epidemic  by telling his story that proves opioid drug addiction does not discriminate and can happen to anyone. Listen to part one of the conversation. 

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