After mother’s overdose, daughter finds strength in loss

After mother’s overdose, daughter finds strength in loss

Amber Connett keeps a faded black-and-white picture inside her wallet at all times. The picture is of her parents, smiling in a photobooth in a time when big hair and trucker hats were in style.

Connett said she doesn’t know the exact details of where or why the photo was taken. But to her, that doesn’t matter. The significance of the photo is derived from what it represents: a time when her parents were both alive and in love — before her mom was addicted to prescription drugs.

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