You love your parents, but they are drug addicts. Drugs kill them. It leaves you homeless as a teenager. You skip school. Many nights there was no food. Liz Murray even ate some flavored chapstick. ”If I gave up how many others would do the same thing,” says Liz Murray who was in Lexington helping to push support for the One Parent Scholar House program. When the welfare check came once a month, her parents would buy drugs and then get some food.