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2020 Democrats Need to Talk About the Opioid Crisis

Thursday’s debate is the place to start

TThe night after my 26th birthday, I injected a mix of heroin and cocaine into a large vein in my inner thigh, convulsed, and dropped to the floor unconscious. An ambulance rushed me to Beth Israel Medical Center, where doctors told me I’d had a cardiac arrest. They wanted to admit me and run tests. But I…



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Caroline McCaughey

Writer, ghost writer, and director of “Your House Is Mine,” a documentary film about squatting on the Lower East Side. or @TheCarolineMc