Daybreak Kamloops | Jul 19, 2013 | 8:00

How parents cope when drug addiction took their son

At his celebration of Simon Douglass's life in March many old friends came to remember the guy with the infectious grin. Simon's parents - Chuck and Penny - are careful not to sugarcoat his death. Simon died of a drug overdose at the age of 30.

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