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Minnesota's Fentanyl crisis: The families left behind

The families left behind in Minnesota's fentanyl crisis
The families left behind in Minnesota's fentanyl crisis 06:45

MINNEAPOLIS — This week, WCCO is giving you an inside look at the fentanyl crisis.

This story is of families who have lost a loved one to a fentanyl overdose or poisoning. Mothers and fathers who have buried a child. A fiancé riddled with guilt.

RELATED: More Minnesotans, including children, succumbing to fentanyl-related deaths

In the video above, WCCO brought five families together to learn about the loss and the reality of the fentanyl epidemic.

Thursday night at 6 p.m., we examine a solution. A thin strip of paper that can help save lives. How a family's tragic loss ignited their resolve to push for them. 

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