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  • Mother pens memoir on life with heroin addict son

    By Jay Firestone

    January 10, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Rita Lowenthal raised her family in a nice Jewish home, lived in a nice Jewish neighborhood and belonged to a nice Jewish temple. So how did her son become a heroin addict at age 13?

    The need for an answer to that question, as well as a desire for closure, is what inspired Lowenthal...