Jeremy asked, "Mom, how will you end the story about Jeff?"
I admitted, "I don't know, Jer. It's not my story to finish."
His answer was clear, "You have to end the story in hope."
And we will.


This is my story, our story; my son is a heroin addict. He wasn't born this way, or maybe he was and the addiction was there, hiding, all throughout his childhood years. That's the thing with addiction, no one knows the cause. I have spent a lot of time trying to ferret out the answer to why one son is addicted and the other one isn't, but I've given that up. I now spend my time learning about how to best support my son through his recovery. My son is twenty-nine years old, and he is good today, sober and productive after fourteen years of addiction. This story is about addiction, but more importantly, it is about hope. Continue to book summary.