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Salena Zito: Heroin Takes Its Toll in Cumberland, Maryland

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Salena Zito of the Washington Examiner writes about small town America's loss of population, jobs and for many, hope. While the nation focuses on an epidemic of opioid abuse, cheap and easy to get heroin takes away the pain. She profiles Cumberland, Maryland. Once a thriving industrial town, its Union Rescue Mission recently closed its doors for the first times since 1963. Drug dealing and fighting made going forward impossible. Salena saw something amazing. The religious congregations of the community intervened and kept the drug dealers out. She says that she sees the deadly drug everywhere she visits. Originally aired on Cam & Co 03/20/17.