By Samantha Highfill
Original Source: ew.com
Based on Beth Macy's 2018 book of the same name, Hulu's limited series Dopesick, starring Michael Keaton and Kaitlyn Dever, chronicles the devastating rise of the opioid epidemic in America. Over the course of eight episodes, it offers numerous tales of those affected by the creation and sale of OxyContin, from the members of the Sackler Family, who launched the drug at Purdue Pharma, to the small-town miners who became addicts simply by trusting their doctors' prescriptions.
But this often infuriating story isn't without its heroes. A particularly powerful moment in Dopesick's final episode arrives when...click here to continue reading