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Face of the Homeless: Recovering addict finds inspiration from his kids

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The love a parent has for his or her children is one of the strongest bonds in the world. One of the most destructive bonds, on the other hand, is a drug addiction.

Ruben Vargas is not even 30, but has experienced a great deal of extremes in life — too many, he would say. “It’s been a long road. Time just flies when you’re not doing anything with your life.”

Forced to navigate his way through drugs and gang…

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