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Before and after photos show recovery from extreme drug addiction

Addiction is devastating. It takes away health, personal potential, rips apart families, and all too often claims lives.

These images highlight 10 remarkable individuals who have struggled with deeply entrenched addiction, and yet still made their way to sobriety. They are heroes who were able to get the help they needed to see the way out of the fog of active addiction, where they have been able to reclaim their lives and relationships.

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