One family's story of drug addictions, sobriety - MedinaGazette
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From left, Terilyn Putra and her sister Karen Gerk, of Brunswick, dance at Terilyn’s wedding in 1990. Terilyn died in 2011 at 48 years old after a life-long battle with drug and alcohol addiction. Seven other members of the Brunswick family also fought addiction, including Karen, but they are celebrating recovery this Christmas, as most of them are now sober.

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From left, Terilyn Putra and her sister Karen Gerk, of Brunswick, dance at Terilyn’s wedding in 1990. Terilyn died in 2011 at 48 years old after a life-long battle with drug and alcohol addiction. Seven other members of the Brunswick family also fought addiction, including Karen, but they are celebrating recovery this Christmas, as most of them are now sober.