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20 Seconds of Courage

Special | 29m 1s

In 2016, Ohio farmer Roger Winemiller lost two of his three children to heroin overdoses. His one surviving child, a twenty-year user, was in recovery. Faced with overwhelmed and underfunded rural support services, Roger and others in his town began reaching out to addicts and their families.

Aired: 06/15/18

Rating: TV-G

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