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    When this town helped girls struggling with addiction get back to their feet, they repaid the favor.

    In 2012, Patti O’Malley and her son were going through recovery for addiction together when her son drove his car off a bridge only five miles away from their home in Abilene, Kansas and relapsed. When he was lost by her, she knew she had to do anything. “I began reaching out to other women, saying,’Let us talk about addiction,”’ O’Malley says. She opened her home to groups of women suffering from chemical abuse. She did the unthinkable: She gave her home to the girls. They had a place to stay after completing rehabilitation programs. “The only place they know to return to after rehab is where they have come…

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