A Story of Redemption: From Drug Use to Teaching

There is no such thing as too late for those who want to change. Indeed, drugs can change the lives of people in the most negative way possible. But when you find yourself and realize that you need to change, help through drug addiction centers is available.

Find the courage to change and live a better life. Read on to know more about this success story.

 

Quamiir Trice was a 15-year-old high school sophomore with a report card full of F’s when his time as a Philadelphia School District student abruptly ended: Arrested for selling crack, he was banished to the city’s juvenile justice center.

Last week, his career as a School District teacher began. Trice completed his new-educator orientation Friday. In a few weeks, he steps before a class full of fourth graders at Bethune Elementary in North Philadelphia.

“I’m not running away from my past,” said Trice, 23, whose astonishing rise came complete with mentors, personal pep talks from President Barack Obama, and multiple college degrees. “I’m using it as a teaching tool.” Read more here.

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