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Lorraine ?Susie? Stewart found her calling as a cook at The Refuge Christian Outreach Center in Detroit Lakes. Riham Feshir/DL Newspapers

Woman fights her way back from addiction

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At the age of 16, Lorraine "Susie" Stewart began experimenting with drugs and alcohol not knowing that it would take over her life, send her to jail and turn her into an addict.


Now the 46-year-old Detroit Lakes woman reflects back on her life as a meth user, alcoholic and a mother who went down the wrong path to get rid of agonizing feelings caused by life's unexpected events.

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