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Mother Reminds of Meth Dangers

It’s been 13 years since Robin Dwiggins’ son was killed by a driver high on methamphetamine. Sunday she offered a reminder about the dangers of the drug.”I decided today to hold a balloon release in honor of, not only his life, but also to raise the awareness that’s much needed for methamphetamine and the dangers of it,” Dwiggins said. “Today meth is still as prevalent, if not even more so.”Missouri State Highway Patrol reports in 2011 there were more than 2,000 meth incidents around the state. Half way through 2012 there were also 1,200 reported incidents.Friends and family gathered to release balloons remembering the single incident that took a young boy’s life. Dwiggins says ever since that day, she takes every chance to teach others what she learned in the worst way.”There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t hug, kiss, say ‘I love you’ and remind my children too of the dangers of this drug.”

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