Human Parts
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Human Parts

I Watched My Husband Die and Come to Life in a Single Day

A war hero’s battle with opioid addiction

Photo: Pekic/Getty Images

ItIt had become normal to watch Cleve nod off. He was usually in the middle of doing something: smoking a cigarette, eating, assembling a model airplane. When he awoke, his body would quake back to life. His eyes would snap open and scan the room, pupils the size of moons, as he tried to remember…

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Karie Fugett

Karie Fugett

I’m human, just like you. Author of ALIVE DAY (Dial Press, 2023). More about me @ https://kariefugett.wordpress.com/