December 14, 2018

SOBER: Stories Of Recovery And Hope From Indiana - Part 3


Dwight Fortune was a college athlete who grew up in a supportive home. But once he became successful in the real estate business, he started using drugs and eventually ended up in the prison system. - Lauren Bavis/Side Effects Public Media

Dwight Fortune was a college athlete who grew up in a supportive home. But once he became successful in the real estate business, he started using drugs and eventually ended up in the prison system.

Lauren Bavis/Side Effects Public Media
SIDE EFFECTS PUBLIC MEDIA

Dwight Fortune acknowledges that his story isn't the typical one of someone who ends up in prison after years struggling with addiction. Now, he uses his experiences to help other people in recovery transition back into society after serving time.

Fortune shared his story during a live storytelling event hosted by the Indiana Addictions Issues Coalition in partnership with Side Effects Public Media at WFYI on Aug. 14, 2018.

LISTEN: MORE STORIES FROM THE EVENT

This story was produced by Matt Pelsor. On Monday, Dec. 17, at 9 p.m. tune into 90.1 WFYI for an hour-long special on these stories.

 

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