A new dawn?
by David Stephenson
This multi-chaptered Lexington Herald-Leader (Kentucky.com) by David Stephenson, narrated slideshow depicts a Kentucky mother’s struggle through drug court. At 21, Dawn Nicole Smith, the married mother of three sons, has been abusing prescription painkillers for two years. She is one of 1700 Kentuckians sentenced to treatment instead of jail. More will join her as every Kentucky county gets a drug court by the end of 2007. Pictures of the Year International Competition 2010 Winner, First Place, Best Multimedia Project.