Lifted out of addiction

When it was time for Jerome Candelaria to be released from jail, he begged the judge to let him stay.

“I said, ‘Ma’am, I can’t do this no more,’ ” he said. He was tired of going back to the streets and his enemy – crystal methamphetamine.

So the judge held Candelaria until a place opened up for him with the Salvation Army, where he was introduced to Addicts2Athletes, or A2A.

 

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