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Heroin addicts find an unlikely haven in Martha's Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard has long served as the posh New England destination for high profile American families and celebrities. Jackie Kennedy owned an estate there; Bill Clinton and his family regularly vacation there, and the Obama’s have spent their last six summers on the low-key island. As summer approaches, east coasters escape their busy cities for some privacy and quiet in the charming town.

But the island has also become a haven for another, rather unlikely group of people: heroin addicts.

ABC News digital journalist Ali Weinberg shows us the less glamorous side of Martha’s Vineyard, and how people are working to preserve its reputation.

Heroin addicts find an unlikely haven in Martha's Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard has long served as the posh New England destination for high profile American families and celebrities. Jackie Kennedy owned an estate there; Bill Clinton and his family regularly vacation there, and the Obama’s have spent their last six summers on the low-key island. As summer approaches, east coasters escape their busy cities for some privacy and quiet in the charming town.

But the island has also become a haven for another, rather unlikely group of people: heroin addicts.

ABC News digital journalist Ali Weinberg shows us the less glamorous side of Martha’s Vineyard, and how people are working to preserve its reputation.

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