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Tell us about your loved one.
Reese was a dynamic, adventurous personality. Ha always had a mile on his face. From a very early age he always tried to take care of his brothers. As the oldest of four boys, he assumed the caretaker roll. This transpired to his teenage years as someone who took responsibility seriously. Getting a job at 16, getting his drivers licence, and graduating high school. He was one who always tried to make others feel included, going out of his way to make sure no one felt left out. Reese was truly one of "God's children" and treated others the way he wanted to be treated.
Tell us about Reese's struggle with addiction
He found prescription pills around 14 yrs old. From then, he tried all kinds of drugs and alcohol until he got hooked on heroin at around 17 yrs old. He had short periods of sobriety, and even spent some time in AA.
What made Reese smile?
Sports, family time, playing games, hanging out with his brothers at home.
What do you miss most about Reese?
His smile, his optimism, his genuine caring personality that he displayed when we were together.