Leslie McBain, Petra Schulz and Lorna Thomas share a common, unwanted bond. Each of them has endured the pain of losing a son to drugs. Ms. McBain’s only child, Jordan Miller, died of an accidental opioid overdose in February, 2014. Ms. Schulz’s youngest child, Danny Schulz, died in April, 2014, after taking an opioid he didn’t realize was fentanyl, which is extremely potent and often fatal. Ms. Thomas’ son, Alex Thomas-Haug, died by suicide in 2012 after struggling with depression and cocaine use.
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