An article in the Medina, Ohio, Gazette, details a rally against heroin that was held at the Grace Brethren Church, Wooster, Ohio (Bob Fetterhoff, senior pastor). A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Rally raises heroin awareness, cash for rehab program
Some people remember the day of their wedding or when their first child was born. A different day is etched in the mind of Nicole Walmsley. She’ll never forget the day she overdosed on heroin.
The 30-year-old Lodi resident, then living in the Youngstown area, had just gotten out of a rehabilitation facility when she purchased $5 worth of heroin on March 14, 2013.
“I didn’t know it was fentanyl,” Walmsley said. “It burned every vein in my body.”
She said fentanyl is the pure form of heroin and “1,000 times more powerful.”
Her body started to shut down. She said there were no bright lights.
“It was just darkness,” she said Saturday during a community rally called the Walk Against Heroin at Grace Brethren Church in Wooster. “I prayed to die. I remember foam in my mouth.”
Somehow, doctors saved her life.
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