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Feb. 20, 2020 – “We decided to sign up. We said, ‘Oh, heck — why not? What are we doing? We’re not doing much. Sure, we’ll do it,’” Collins recalled. “That started this journey.”

That journey started last March, and just about a year later, it’s finally taking flight. It means a lot to these women who have experienced tough pasts with substance abuse.

“When you do bad stuff your whole life, the scales tip,” Anderson, the CEO of Pir2Peer and a former heroin addict in San Francisco, explained. “You can’t undo any of the bad stuff, so all you can do is good stuff.”

Rudge, the Secretary Treasurer for Pir2Peer, has also seen addiction from a mother’s perspective, watching her daughter struggle for a long time.

“I didn’t want any other parent to go through what I went through for my child,” Rudge told NEWS CENTER Maine tearfully, later proudly noting that her daughter has now been clean for seven months.



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