Heartbreak of addiction hits home

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Linda Diorio never imagined what she was up against.     Not when her teenage son, Erik, started staying out and sleeping in, refusing to tell her who he was with or where he had been. Not even when he came to her for help with his addiction to a drug he wouldn't name.     In May of last year, Diorio and her husband finally learned that Erik, then 19, was using heroin. In the tense and wrenching...

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