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April 12, 2013 12:06 PM

Former meth-addict recalls struggle to start a new life

In 2006 Alisha Smith-Page chose a new beginning after a 14-year meth addiction. But defeat was breathing down her neck, ready to overtake her new start in life—until there was a helping hand.

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Lucy Luginbill is a career television producer-host and the Spiritual Life editor for the Tri-City Herald. In her column, she reflects on the meaning of her name, “Light Bringer.” If you have a story idea for Light Notes, contact her at 509-551-2191 or lluginbill@tricityherald.com.

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