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Shattered Lives: Overcoming Addictions, Arrests and Making a New Life

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE Be inspired by the journey of Melissa Cote who has overcome addictions, arrests and has received a pardon, not something easy to come by. Shattered Lives will explore what her life was like as a young addict, through her arrest and her “wake up calls.” Today is April 29th 2013, I started my road to recovery and serenity exactly 14 years ago. I can still remember it like it was yesterday, sitting in Niantic DOC corrections for women. I was so scared and so alone. After I was sentenced to serve 1 year in jail I was even more scared. How was I going to serve jail time? I came from a good home with good parents, we were not rich but we were comfortable. We had family holidays with both my fathers and mothers sides of our family.  I …