Portraits Of Those Killed By Heroin Bring Healing And Awareness
Last Updated: Wednesday July 28, 2021
(NPR, Dec. 30) Painter Anne Marie Zanfagna lost her 25-year-old daughter to a heroin overdose. She painted a portrait of her daughter as she remembered her, and then began painting portraits of other young people who died of overdoses. It not only helps the grieving parents of those children heal to own the painting, but her bigger goal is to have the portraits hang in the New Hampshire statehouse as a message to lawmakers and the public about this alarming trend. New Hampshire is projecting 400 deaths this year from overdoses to heroin and opioids. READ MORE.