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Nick Morgan, founder of Crush the Epidemic, an addiction awareness and outreach group, talks about his recovery journey Tuesday ahead of a motivational speaking event in Kankakee. Morgan, 24, started Crush the Epidemic on Facebook to share his story and offer support in hopes to help others affected

Victory over addiction didn't come easy

La victoria sobre la adicción no fue fácil

John Dykstra

“I’ll take a water,” Nick Morgan said after sitting down at Oliver’s Bar & Grill in Bradley. The 24-year-old had just come down from his hotel room wearing a shirt that said “Crush the Epidemic” after speaking earlier at Brandon House.

After three stints of rehab, Morgan is almost three years clean from drugs and alcohol. In addition to speaking at Brandon House, he shared his story last Tuesday night at Life Compass Church in Kankakee and with local police chiefs Wednesday morning at BrickStone Brewery & Restaurant.

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