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WESLEY KERRICK/The Spencer Magnet
From Heroin to hope - Former addicts helping others

 

Tom “Hootie” Gordon Jr. was hurtling through Taylorsville, state and local police in hot pursuit. That was six years ago. The Spencer County native nearly died that day, his car flipping wildly off a missed curve on Highway 44 just out of town.

By 2011, Gordon was out on probation but still breaking the law, his pain-pill addiction unshakable.

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