Being in a magazine - it's something Rachael always wanted. For this reason? Something nobody wanted...

It has been 5 years since this beautiful soul was taken from the world far too soon.

Rachael Schlingmann was just 23 years old when she overdosed on heroin. I worked with her for a short time and barely knew her, but as I'm sitting here thinking of how I can describe her to you, I'm torn up. She was so kind, smart and seemingly happy. I had no idea she was struggling with an addiction. It just goes to show you that sometimes there are no signs until it's too late.

What is the Glamour magazine issue about? The young women that die everyday from opioids - 36 young women die everyday from opioid overdoses.

Here is what her mom shared on Facebook:


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