Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

The Night My Mom Died

How substance abuse made me a responsible teenager

Photo by Silvestri Matteo on Unsplash

The air in the cafeteria was chilly with the night breeze. I was still riding a wave of adrenaline from my performance with my middle school honor band. Parents were meeting their kids, congratulating them for a job well done, and everyone began funneling out to the parking lot.



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