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The United States of Heroin

“You’d have a tough time finding somebody in the United States that doesn’t know somebody, or have a friend, or the child of a friend, who’s addicted to heroin,” says Special Agent James Hunt, who runs the Drug Enforcement Agency’s New York bureau. “It’s that rampant and big a problem right now.”

Andrew Purcell

I am a British freelance journalist based in New York. My principal clients are the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), the Sunday Herald (Scotland), the Guardian (UK) and BBC World Service radio. For a complete list of contents, click here. Twitter: @andrewpurcellny

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