Rodricks: Helping the children of the opioid epidemic

The little boy had run out of food, and he was hungry, so he started knocking on doors. That’s when the neighbors realized something was terribly wrong. The boy was 5 years old, a kindergartner and the son of a man who now lay dead from an overdose of fentanyl in his girlfriend’s house in Allegany County. The girlfriend was dead, too, also from an overdose. It is believed the couple had died some 48 hours before their bodies were discovered on that Monday last year, when the boy went looking for food. David Cox, superintendent of schools in Allegany County, told Congress this story on Wednesday in Washington. (Balt. Sun)

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