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Eyes On The Prize: A story of addiction and recovery

Eyes On The Prize: A story of addiction and recovery

"I got back to Baltimore four months and started back up [using heroin]," Holly Botts says.

She is strolling purposefully along the paved pathway of Carroll Park, with maybe 100 other walkers and a few runners, past an equal number of support people volunteering and/or working for the city's drug treatment providers.

It's the 10th annual Recovery Walk, Run, and Rally, a cookout and celebration of sobriety and the struggle to stay that way. Addiction treatment group Gaudenzia is here. People from Marian House, a 30-something-year-old transitional housing provider for women (whose 8th annual 5k race and fundraiser is at Lake Montebello on Sept. 24)...

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