Discarded used hypodermic needles along the Merrimack River in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Discarded used hypodermic needles along the Merrimack River in Lowell, Massachusetts. Charles Krupa AP
Discarded used hypodermic needles along the Merrimack River in Lowell, Massachusetts. Charles Krupa AP

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