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Recovering from Heroin: Aaron Marks

Friday, November 22, 2013 at 2:44 PM

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Aaron Marks speaks at the Cleveland Clinic.

"I grew up in Beachwood; I came from a good family," Aaron Marks tells the audience. Listen to him talk about how easy it was to become an addict.

Aaron Marks spoke at a heroin conference organized by the U.S. Attorney’s office and the Cleveland Clinic.

Marks asks the audience, “How many people here have an opioid drug” in their medicine cabinet right now. Most of the audience raised it’s hands.

Marks, 30, now works in the financial sector and volunteers his time to help others. 

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How did Marks get addicted? Marks talks about how easy it is to get the drugs.

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