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A story of heroin addiction; then Michael Sam and the NFL

May 14, 2014

Guests: Susan Dominus and Wade Davis

Pennsylvania has one of the highest levels of heroin use in the United States. The city of Hazleton in Northeastern Pennsylvania has been particularly hard hit by heroin addiction and drug-related crime. New York Times Magazine staff writer SUSAN DOMINUS followed one Hazleton resident’s struggle with addiction – Ann, a 25-year-old mother of two. Dominus tells Marty about Ann and her battle with the drug, her dealer, and law enforcement; then, Michael Sam made sports history by becoming the first openly gay athlete to be drafted by the National Football League. We’ll get reaction from former NFL player WADE DAVIS who came out after his retirement in 2012. Davis is the executive director of You Can Play.

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