Erica was a daughter, granddaughter, sister, mother, friend. She came to Denver from San Antonio in 2020 for a fresh start.
Erica's mother spoke of a daughter's marriage that frayed and broke. The heartache of losing custody of her children. A descent into relapse after ten years of sobriety.
She was in the Grant Street SOS camp for about ten days before she died of an acute methamphetamine overdose.
Erica is part of Denver's big experiment with Safe Outdoor Spaces. Her story should be told, too.
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