Storytelling: Four lives. One last chance : A year in Drug Court.: Four lives. One last chance: Vernon

Vernon, left, is often the jokester when Drug Court clients slip outside for a smoke in between counseling and court appearances. Vernon, a naturally intelligent and witty man, had spent four of his 28 years behind bars because of his heroin addiction.
Four lives. One last chance: Vernon

Vernon, left, is often the jokester when Drug Court clients slip outside for a smoke in between counseling and court appearances. Vernon, a naturally intelligent and witty man, had spent four of his 28 years behind bars because of his heroin addiction.