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Five-year-old Derrick Slaughter attends a march through the streets of Norwalk, Ohio, against the epidemic of heroin with his grandmother on July 14, 2017. Both of Derrick's parents are heroin addicts and he is now being raised by his grandparents. At least 4,149 Ohioans died from drug overdoses in 2016, a 36 percent leap from just the previous year.
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Five-year-old Derrick Slaughter attends a march through the streets of Norwalk, Ohio, against the epidemic of heroin with his grandmother on July 14, 2017. Both of Derrick's parents are heroin addicts and he is now being raised by his grandparents. At least 4,149 Ohioans died from drug overdoses in 2016, a 36 percent leap from just the previous year.