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Les Stapleton


Les Stapleton, mayor of Prestonsburg, KY, and a former state police officer who worked in narcotics, shared his experiences and goals for the community as it addresses the opioid crisis.

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Watercolor portrait of Les Stapleton surrounded by handwriting
Art copyright: © 2021 Charmaine Wheatley. Used with Permission. 
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