DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Andre Murphy had hit rock bottom.
After years of escalating drug use and a couple of overdoses that nearly killed him, a robbery conviction landed him in prison. Along the way, his habits had ruined family relationships and prevented him from holding a job.
Twenty-two years later, the native Washingtonian remains clean, not having used drugs since the day he walked free.
Murphy now owns a business, and in what free time he has, he volunteers with more than a handful of social service programs.