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  December 13, 2015      
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2009-2010 Spotlight Stories


Each year, 12 individuals are chosen to be spokespeople for recovery and for the Your Story Matters campaign. The 12 campaign "spotlights" as they are called, are an integral piece of the Your Story Matters campaign, offering a face and a voice to a unified, consumer-driven Recovery Movement in New York. Addiction doesn't discriminate, but neither does recovery. And the faces of the 2009-10 Your Story Matters campaign spotlights are proof that recovery is real. Select an image below to read the spotlight story and view the spotlight video.

Joan Hajjar "My Story is about Gratitude."
Randy Hill "My Story is about Freedom"
Amber Saccoccio "My Story is about Strength."
Monroe Wesley Parrott "My Story is about Healing."
Joyce Barrett "My Story is about Caring."
Assemblyman Sam Hoyt "My Story is about Survival."
Jane Velez-Mitchell "My Story is about Honesty."
Pastor Angel Zapata "My Story is about Love."
LaQuanda Edgefield "My Story is about Second Chances."
Juan Martinez "My Story is about Potential."
Linda Mallory-Mitchell "My Story is about Family."
Angel Lopez "My Story is about Change."

 

 

   

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