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The man had been successful in the construction industry, earning millions of dollars along the way. An addiction to pain medication, though, left him homeless and seemingly helpless.


That’s when the Dakota County Receiving Center in Hastings got the call, and they had a bed available for the man. Six to eight months later, the man was back on his feet, he was a patient at a pain management clinic and his life was back in order.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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