Letters: Apr. 6, 1970

The Junkie's World

Sir: As a former drug addict, 1 would like to commend you for your excellent article about junkies [March 16]. At long last, someone is telling it like it is about a junkie's world. Although I was addicted to speed (Methedrine), and not heroin, most of my friends were junkies, and the man who turned me on was a junkie himself. I tried heroin a couple of times and never cared for it, but I saw what it did to my friends. They never completely recovered, and six of them are dead....

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