Kyuquot family spreads A&D awareness as they dry their tears

By Alexandra Mehl  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter HA-SHILTH-SA For Lil’Star Frank, daughter to Lillian Jack, when Trevor Jack passed away from an overdose nothing would stop her from being with her family to mourn the loss of their loved one. She found out about her brother’s passing when she had gotten a call at 4:00 a.m., from Anita Baker, Trevor Jack’s mother, and who Frank considered another mother. She drove from Ahousaht and waited in the Kennedy Hill construction so that she could be with her family in Victoria. At the time she had been caring for 10 children. Trevor Jack’s overdose in 2020 in Victoria was coupled with alcohol use, explained the family. “I feel like if alcohol wasn’t involved my brother would be here,” said Frank. It was…

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