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Heroin use has risen dramatically in Anchorage, and treatment programs cannot keep up with demand. Heroin cost Kristin Alexander her job, her house, her relationships and her son. Eventually it led her to jail. This story follows Kristin for five months as she tried to rebuild her life without drugs.

View the multimedia project, which originally appeared as a four-part series, above. Select photographs from the picture story can be found at the link below.

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