Originally posted on Global News:
TORONTO – Hoping to save another addict’s life, a U.S. family penned a brutally honest obituary for their 24-year-old daughter who died of a heroin overdose.
Molly Parks was found dead last week in Manchester, New Hampshire. Coming to terms with her death, Parks’ family wrote the obit hoping to inspire other addicts to seek help.
“Along Molly’s journey through life, she made a lot of bad decisions including experimenting with drugs,” the obituary reads. “She fought her addiction to heroin for at least five years and had experienced a near fatal overdose before.”
Despite the obituary being harsh, the family remembered their loving daughter for her “fearless personality and her trademark red lipstick.”
According to the obit, Parks enrolled in a community college but dropped out after one year when “her addiction took over.”
“Molly’s family truly loved her and tried to be as supportive as possible as she…
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