Daniels sorts through the supplies he keeps in the trunk of his car for his outreach work. After 14 stays in rehab and five jail sentences, the longest of which lasted 28 months, Daniels made a commitment to live drug free. Now sober for 18 years, Daniels runs an underground needle exchange program in North Carolina. Though needle exchange is illegal in North Carolina, Daniels returns to the streets of High Point where he used to peddle dope and meets with former costumers to exchange their dirty needles for clean ones. He also informs users about the dangers of sharing needles, gives out condoms, tests people for HIV and speaks at various drug policy conferences. ìIíve lived my whole life doing illegal things ñ itís probably too late to stop now ñ so Iím going to do what I know is right,î Daniels said.

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