My son Scott and I had a very special bond. I'm sure it was due to his neediness from his drug addiction. He told everybody that I was his best friend. We could talk about anything and everything. He always knew that he could turn to us, his parents.
A huge part of my heart has been ripped from me so of course my life will never be the same. I won't let it destroy me because my son would not want that. I am determined to grow stronger and do what I can to help others understand the terrible disease of addiction.
My son's death prompted me to write three books on addiction. I am trying to reach out to others, especially the younger kids.
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