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How St. Louis is changing what it means to be a first responder

The banging woke Kim from a deep, alcohol-steeped sleep.

The last few months had been rough. An ex-boyfriend had reappeared, wreaking havoc in her marriage. She turned to alcohol more frequently, stopping by the liquor store the moment it opened at 6 a.m., and continued drinking throughout the day at work. She lost her job in October. She racked up a DUI in November. And on December 30, she texted her psychiatrist, saying she was thinking of ending her life. 

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