Since officially launching CDM in June 2015, Dew, along with his wife Kathleen, and the rest of his team have spoken at over a hundred events, ranging from week-long summer camps to rehab centers, jails, youth events and church services. Photo submitted


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By age 17, Chris Dew was shooting up heroin daily and selling drugs to continue his habit.

The Raleigh, N.C. native had a severe stutter and looked for anything that would calm his nerves and fill the void in his life.