Jude DiMeglio Trang is a landscape designer in the beautiful Sonoran Desert of Tucson, Arizona. She has been maintaining a blog for several years relating to topics surrounding addiction. After losing their son to an accidental heroin overdose, she and her husband, John, kept a daily journal for a year as a way to hold on to their son and their sanity and as an eduring memorial to document their grief. The decision to write a memoir based on their journal and their son's life grew from her desire to help reduce the overwhelming number of lives lost due to drug addiciton in the 21st century.
John M Trang, Ph.D., is a pharmaceutical scientist. During his enture in academe, he served as professor and department chairman, and as an investigator on research grants and contracts. For the past twenty-five years John has provided independent research and consulting services to the pharmaceutical industry worldwide.
Together, Jude & John share their story, which is the story of over 1.5 million other parent's during the past 20 years in the USA alone. Their passion is to bring addiction out of the shadows and into the light, thereby reducing the associatd stigma and shame for all those affected by addiction.