shawn Clifford ’83-’14 My best friend & son’s dad

Ive suffered MANY losses, but this was by far the worst. I miss my best friend every day. My son misses his dad, and everything they’ve missed out on together. He’s so much like his dad that now that he’s grown, I often initially mistake him for his dad when he walks in a room or is nearby.
Shawn struggled with a pain med addiction. He was trying to get his life right finally but slipped a bit.
It took ONE TIME, ONE try.
He’d already taken strong opiate pain meds and for some reason decided to also try heroin for the 1st time. That’s all it took.
The mixture of those together was too much and took him from his 12 y.o. son and us.

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