This year, more than 1,400 people in Georgia are expected to die from drug overdoses. That’s according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Many will be in their 20s. They will still be thought of as kids by their grieving parents.
Some of the victims of addiction were represented Tuesday night in a room on the University of North Georgia's campus in Cumming. While the maximum occupancy was only 268 people, nearly 350 souls were honored by candles in teacups.