Grace: Special drug court hangs in there with families, helping reunite parents, kids
Melissa Dixon with daughter Mia, 4, on graduation day in the Zero to Three Family Drug Treatment Court. Dixon, whose battle with meth addiction led to prison for her and foster care for her kids, rebuilt her life with the court's help. The graduation marks Dixon's regaining custody of her two youngest kids.
Posted: Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 am
The graduate rose from her chair in the front row of a Douglas County courtroom and cried.
She stood in her worn jeans and T-shirt, the steel of her steel-toed boots showing through the worn boot fabric, and tried to say what this graduation day — her first ever — had meant.
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Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:00 am.