Parents refuse to bury truth about son’s heroin overdose death – CBS News

Inside, an emotional father celebrated the life of his oldest boy, once an honor student on full academic scholarship. With painful honesty, he told the world that heroin made it all go wrong.”Our honesty and openness in his obituary was so that other parents can follow suit without shame or embarrassment,” his father said at the funeral.Bill Scannell and Emmett’s mom, Aimee, decided to be open about the cause of their son’s death. They posted a Facebook message with their son’s obituary, and Emmett’s dad read it before all at the funeral.

Source: Parents refuse to bury truth about son’s heroin overdose death – CBS News

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