Sharing the lessons of addiction, loss and love
"He had a wild laugh that even he couldn't contain and a heart so big that he couldn't
keep it from bursting out of his chest."
This is how Baeli Wein, a high school junior, remembers her brother, who died of a
heroin overdose in July. When her mother told her that Mason ("Bug", "Best") was gone,
Baeli grieved, unable to eat or sleep. She knew she was loved and that her entire
family was held with tenderness by their community, but she was numb. At his funeral,
Mason was remembered for honesty, art, music, and helping anyone he knew in any way
he could. Baeli began to formulate her response to his death. Read More...