NEWTOWN PATCH | BY KARA SEYMOUR | 9.27.17
These 22 young Pennsylvania residents recently lost their lives to addiction. And their loved ones aren’t afraid to say it.
If you’ve looked through the obituary pages recently, you’ve likely noticed a troubling trend: there are many young faces.
Of course, not all of these deaths were caused by the same thing. And not all of these deaths are explained on the pages of an obituary. But many were caused by addiction. More and more, the families who have paid the price for that addiction with their loved one’s life are not trying to hide it.