By Miguel Marquez and Rachel Clarke
Original Source: cnn.com
Stamping Ground, Kentucky (CNN) Matthew Davidson's death was not unique. It was just one of more than 100,000 deaths to drug overdoses in the US from May 2020 to April 2021 -- a record while the country was gripped by the pandemic.
His life mirrored those of many people trapped by addiction -- in and out of rehab; jail time; distressed and upset family and friends.
Of course to his mom, he was always special. When she wants to feel close to him again, Karen Butcher wraps herself in a quilt made of her son's favorite shirts. And to try to help others avoid her fate, she steels herself and talks openly to CNN.
Helping other young addicts is how she...click here to continue reading