“I would do anything to get my little shadows to live with me again.”
Lee has lead a chaotic life, yet he is someone with many talents – from mechanic to street artist to baker. What he wants most of all is to learn to be a good father to his 1 and 4 year old daughters. He also has a 19 year old daughter, who is currently studying art and he is very proud of her. All he wants at this moment is to stay clean and have his kids back.
“Whatever happens after that, happens.”
Lee didn’t do drugs for 10 years when he lived out of town, but heroin was always in the back of his mind. When his wife suffered postnatal depression, Lee had to take care of the kids and also go to town for work every day. To deal with his situation, he started taking drugs again. After a spell in prison he started working on a scrap yard, living in a caravan on site. He loved it and developed a close relationship with his boss and wife. He says that they eventually helped him get away from addiction.
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