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Elizabeth Burton-Phillips is a teacher, an ordinary middle-class mother who had always tried to do the best for her children. She never imagined that her identical twin sons, who had been doing so well at school, would become involved in drugs. She was shocked when they were suspended from school for smoking cannabis, but this was just the start of a terrible, unimaginable journey - culminating in the knock on the door in the early hours by the police. 

They gave her the devastating news that her son Nick had killed himself in despair at his heroin addiction. Since his death, Elizabeth has campaigned tirelessly to make parents aware of the pain and suffering caused to families by drug addiction and her surviving twin, Simon, now drug-free, has contributed his own thoughts to this inspiring and moving book.

©2008 Elizabeth Burton-Phillips (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

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narration is awful might be better to just read

so disappointed with this book mainly due to the narration. its narrated by the author who, considering she wrote it herself, pauses in all the wrong places which is really distracting. She also has the most boring voice so it's not an easy listen. If the subject matter is of interest I suggest you read and not attempt to listen!