My 19 year old daughter Kassidy, her 20 year old boyfriend Will, and their 12 day old daughter Kimberlynn (my granddaughter) were killed by a drugged driver on 10/12/15. The driver had an extensive criminal history involving arrests nearly every year since 1998, and never should have been behind the wheel of a vehicle. Kassidy left behind a 3 year old son who my husband and I currently raise. He is 6 years old now. His entire immediate family robbed from him that night. Not a day goes by that I don’t think about them. I love them with all my heart and soul, and miss them every second of every day. Drugged driving is 100% preventable – and I will continue to fight for them until my dying day.
I am the founder of StopDruggedDriving.net. My organization educates the public about addiction from a different perspective. My website tells my story and provides resources for victims, their families, as well as help for addicts. I travel and speak, sharing my story in hopes of preventing another family from having to suffer such horrific tragedy. I pray that one day drugged driving will cease to exist. Until then, I will continue sharing my story and working with state & federal legislators to create stiffer laws against drugged drivers. Too many innocent lives are lost every year at the hands of drugged drivers and this must stop.
To learn more about our story and what we do, visit Stop Drugged Driving on Facebook or our website @ www.stopdruggeddriving.net
— Tammy Leonard
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