How climbing Mt Rainier is changing the lives of formerly homeless addicts

How climbing Mt Rainier is changing the lives of formerly homeless addicts
July 27, 2016 Gina Haines

Dawn Brown used to be addicted to crack.

“Addiction has been a problem for me for years. In the end I was all by myself, driving around in a car, smoking crack and drinking alcohol, 24/7. I just could not seem to get anything on track. I mean, I had been a registered nurse at one point.”

Eric Uebelacaer was in a similar situation.

“I was addicted crack cocaine for 25 years, off and on.”

These stories are not unusual at Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission and the Tacoma Rescue Mission, where homeless addicts might find themselves after hitting rock bottom.

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