Drug Addiction: A Short Story Of Albarin

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In reality, drug addiction is a complex disease, and quitting takes more than good intentions or a strong will. In fact, quitting is difficult, even for those who are ready to do so. Katerin and her little brother Albaro, lived in their hometown Albuquerque, New Mexico during Katerin’s sophomore year in High School. This story is a hard but true story that not only affect Katerin but her whole family. As you may already know, drugs can be some of the best things known to mankind-they solve illnesses, provide some relief from the killer pollen levels, and even stop that annoying nasal congestion you get in the winter season. Although many people don 't think about it often, drugs can be just as dangerous as they are good if too much or too many are…show more content…
Everyday he got worst and became an excellent liar. One day Katerin came home from work early and no one was home or that 's what she thought. She went in her brothers room first as she normally does and she came to find him laying on the bed as if he was asleep. When she got closer she saw he was not breathing. He had his charger wrapped around his neck. Immediately she called an ambulance. They got him the help he need. Albaro spent 72 hours in the children 's psyche unit at UNM Hospital. He was placed in a substance abuse school. Albaro learned all the damage that that synthetic drug caused his body and promised to never do it again. He tried very hard to get out of drugs, but it 's a very long and difficult process. Albaro is 18 years old now and he still faces some challenges from the damage left in his brain. He reads as if he was in the 3 grade and writes like a 5 grader. He has a hard time in school and will probably take him a very long time to learn everything he once knew. But with the help of his family and his sister he will be a man of good and hopefully follow his sister 's foot
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