‘We’re just regular people’: Black Balloon Day puts a face to addiction
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Shannan Landry wants people to see her sister Tanita for who she was.
That means appreciating her as a talented singer-songwriter, a volleyball and softball player and an animal enthusiast. Too often people like Tanita – who died of a drug overdose in 2016 – are overlooked as nothing more than a number or data point, Landry said.