Thursday, October 20, 2016

Lisa Ling's harrowing report on heroin addiction in Chicago


On Sunday Oct. 16, Lisa Lang, on her “This Is Life” series, presented “The Black and White of Heroin: The Poisoning of America”, link



 The most harrowing part of the episode show a young white woman, living alone in a slum apartment in Chicago, and apparently kicked out by her parents, waiting with Lisa there for her fix to be delivered to the dealer.  She has but $50 to her name.  She had been an honor student in high school but had fallen off the cliff somehow.  She injects her own fix during the show.

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