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Local tree lot helps pave road to recovery


Last updated 12/13/2018 at 10:33pm

Shannen Talbot

Eric Curry shows off the different types of trees in the "Adult and Teen Challenge" lot on Hazelwood Road in Airway Heights.

At the height of his addiction, a homeless Earl Curry locked himself in a public restroom and tried to cut his own throat.

"I was sawing at my neck with a knife and somebody saw me and called the cops, who took me to Providence Hospital. They ended up letting me go, but at that point the only end to the story that I saw was suicide by cop," Curry said.

The man in Curry's story is a far cry from the one that exists today, who can be seen this month sharing his experiences and confidently directing customers at the Pacific Northwest Adult and Teen Challenge tree lot on Hazelwood Road in Air...

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