Memorial focuses on hope, healing from addiction
Friends and family who support the recovery community hold hands around a community recovery luminary memorial in downtown Fairfield, Friday. Each luminaria represents someone affected by addiction. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)
FAIRFIELD — Pat Duffy lost four of his five brothers to addiction. He was on the same path until he got into recovery in 1991.
Friday night, Duffy lit four luminarias in honor of his brothers as Fairfield hosted what is believed to be the first Community Recovery Luminary Memorial in the area.
The luminarias were placed to spell out the word “recovery."
The memorial kicked off two days of events, organized by Solano Recovery Project, to mark National Recovery Month. A Walk for Recovery is planned at 8 a.m. Saturday. A . . . Continue Reading