First lady: 'We need to change' arc of opioid crisis
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump says many people are grieving after losing loved ones to the opioid crisis and is telling a White House summit "we need to change that."
The first lady opened Thursday's gathering by reading from a letter from a woman who lost her 29-year-old son to drugs last September. The woman appeals to Mrs. Trump as a mother and asks the first lady to help "lost souls" before drugs kill them. The first lady has an 11-year-old son.
Mrs. Trump asked audience members to remember the woman as they work through issues related to the epidemic.
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