In 1999 the rampant crack-cocaine epidemic turned Richmond into the murder capital of the South. Fifteen years later, the city has dropped its former reputation, but cocaine and its addictive properties are still seeping into the city’s underground economy and its constituents’ bloodstreams.
You either are already on the path to becoming what you fear or at least have the ability to become it. That’s why I gave up drinking a couple months ago. I am the breeding ground for alcoholism and maybe you are too.