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[Feb. 11th, 2010|01:49 am]
kazi, ms jackson if ya nasty
awesome.  my upper-middle class detroit suburb county -one of the richest in the nation - though perhaps not these days - officially has a big enough heroin problem to lead someone to create a facebook group about it, listing names of the kids who have overdosed and died, among other discussions and such. 

it has over 2,000 members, including 15 of my friends - and i believe its only 2 or 3 weeks old.

p.s. the group is 'oakland county: the damage done' after the neil young song that makes me want to rip my heart out so it can't be sad anymore
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[User Picture]From: 477150n
2010-02-11 01:47 pm (UTC)
It makes me so sad to think of how many friends you've lost to overdoses and suicides. I hope your hometown can figure out how to keep so many kids from dying, and that you and they find some kind of peace.
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[User Picture]From: agape720
2010-02-13 12:47 am (UTC)

The OC might be rich but...

"The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved."

I would guess that that poverty leads people to heroin. That or suburban ennui.
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