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One man's struggle with methamphetamine addiction


When Dale Robertson gets out of prison, he’ll have to start his life over at 50, with nothing to his name but the clothes on his back.

Robertson, a 49-year-old Sidney native is headed to prison for his second felony drug conviction after around 35 years of drug and alcohol abuse.

“I’ve been around the drug scene my whole life,” Robertson said.

His introduction to drugs occurred when he was in 7th grade. At 13 he started smoking marijuana, drinking and skipping school. Robertson spent his time with older kids and ended up dropping out of school at 16. Although he started with alcoh...

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