Parents Helping Parents to host film on addiction

BY PAT NICHOLS, Parents Helping Parents Modified: January 25, 2013 at 1:37 pm •  Published: January 25, 2013
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Friends of Parents Helping Parents,

 The OKC Museum of Art (www.okcmoa.com) will be showing the film, "The House I Live In" (see info below) on Fri. & Sat. Jan. 25-26 at 8:00 PM.

 About this documentary:

 Watch trailer at http://www.thehouseilivein.org

 As America remains embroiled in conflict overseas, a less visible war is taking place at home, costing countless lives, destroying families, and inflicting untold damage on future generations of Americans. Over forty years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world’s largest jailer, and damaged poor communities at home and abroad. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before.

 Filmed in more than twenty states, The House I Live In captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels of America’s War on Drugs. From the dealer to the grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, the film offers a penetrating look inside America’s longest war, offering a definitive portrait and revealing its profound human rights implications.

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