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Use, abuse and effects of Meth
By Janelle Hamilton


September 29, 2005
Thursday PM

I read with interest the letter submitted by Jerry Cegelske regarding the use, abuse and effects of Methamphetamine. I am sad to say that the use of methamphetamine has recently come to light by a family member of mine. 

When discovered, I was at first shocked and numb. Now I am just angry. I have printed out this letter to show all my children and any one else who will agree to read it. I work for the community of Saxman and will share the letter with the community out here as well. I am grateful to Jerry for sharing that information, it has not gone unnoticed!  

A while back I got in on the tail end of a television documentary on the effects of methamphetamine on the brain.  What I remember distinctly was the comment that long term use of methamphetamine produces holes in the brain as well as symptoms of Alzheimer disease.

Thanks for the info,

Janelle Hamilton
Ketchikan, AK - USA

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letter METH and ME, METH and THEE! By Jerry Cegelske - Ketchikan, AK - USA




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