When Linda Ventura lost her son Thomas to this disease in 2012, she became a member of a group no parent should ever have to belong to. With Thomas’ loss, Linda gained a new mission in life: to provide comfort to grieving loved ones through service and to combat drug addiction by spreading awareness and education.
THE BOY BEHIND IT ALL
Thomas lost his life to substance use disorder in March of 2012. Thomas was a handsome, loving, funny, wonderful boy. He loved lacrosse, and wrestling. He