Justin Veatch's Story: Suburban Heroin Overdose Highlights Drug's Pervasiveness

Justin Veatch should be graduating from Yorktown Heights High School next weekend. A talented musician and skateboarder, the 17-year-old planned to attend music college, but that goal that was cut short last fall when a heroin overdose claimed his life. On Monday, Sept. 8, as the alarm clock sounded in their Yorktown Heights, N.Y., home, Justin's mother, Marina Veatch, tried to wake her son. "I went in and I turned the alarm off. And I said, 'Justin, get up. It's time to get up and go to...Full Story
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