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Young man has new outlook on life after graduating from Juvenile and Family Drug Court

Last summer, Chase Farmer was out of chances.

He’d squandered his final opportunity at earning a high school diploma “because partying was more important to me,” he said. He was struggling to stay sober on probation.

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Chase Farmer is greeted with hugs after successfully graduating from juvenile drug court at the Campbell County Courthouse last week.

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Chase Farmer gives his juvenile drug court graduation speech before a full courtroom of friends and supporters Thursday afternoon at the Campbell County Courthouse.

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Chase Farmer’s mother Alisha Evans applauds her son as he is presented with his final medal after graduating from juvenile drug court Thursday afternoon at the Campbell County Courthouse.

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Magistrate Kim Hoff smiles while speaking to Chase Farmer during his juvenile drug court graduation Thursday.

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Chase Farmer hugs his mother Alisha Evans at the end of his juvenile drug court graduation at the Campbell County Courthouse Thursday.

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