Voices from Montgomery County

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Heroin is the number one drug being abused in the Philadelphia area. People of all ages, gender, and religion are affected by this epidemic. The number of people using this drug keeps rising and so is the Crime. The Philadelphia Police Department report numerous cases each week that are drug related. A former addict by the name of Eric Keenan was willing to meet with us to talk about how his former drug abuse lead him to commit crimes. We sat down with him last Tuesday in the lounge in ATC at Montgomery County Community College. He discusses with us his thought process and just why he decided to start using heroin. We all learned a lot about drug abuse and how serious this issue is becoming for many young men just like himself.

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