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Ethan was a 14-year-old drug addict, although we didn’t really know it quite yet. It was early. He had new friends and was not only smoking but selling pot as well. There were other substances too but what and how much was still unknown to us. There were fights, both with us and with other boys both at school and in the streets. Things went missing from the house. Police were called both to the school and to our home. He ran away multiple times. We searched…