Tribune story on heroin overdose hits home — Meaningful stories like this one keep me involved in journalism

Panel discusses issue of heroin in collar counties

February 27, 2014|By Sheryl DeVore, Special to the Tribune

Steve Lunardi, Jr., recently told a standing-room-only crowd in Lake Forest how he started drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana while attending Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, and then became a heroin addict.

“It took over my life… It’s truly a miracle that I am here today,” he told an audience of more than 150 at the Gorton Community Center.

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