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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

Recovery groups stress the reality that people often need to fall to the depths of despair before seeking help.


For Kip Carmen, that moment came as he awaited a 30-month prison term for assault.

Once out, he met Hancock native Mark Foss and Jay Jenson, leaders of LifeRight Outreach. He became a "new believer."

"It was in jail, before I got sentenced," said Carmen, 43. "I just got tired of going to prison."

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