The Tri-City Herald has published a story covering the grand opening of the Pasco Thrift Store:

For four months, Todd Holien has gotten up each morning at 5 and busied himself with chores, prayer and work. He's focused on living -- and trying not to think about meth.

After what he described as a lifetime of addiction -- and 10 trips to inpatient drug rehab -- the 50-year-old Spokane man believes he finally has found his path away from drugs and toward a cleaner, simpler life through Teen Challenge, a Christian ministry that helps people break addictions.

The organization was founded more than 50 years ago in New York City with a mission to save young people from drugs, but since has branched out to help adult men and women with their addictions as well.

"You don't know how humbling it was for a guy my age to come to a program called Teen Challenge," Holien said.

Continue reading this article on The Tri-City Herald's website.