Desiree Salazar moving forward with her life

More than a year clean Desiree Salazar is no longer homeless and looks to give back to people that were instrumental in her recovery from losing her children and drug addiction.
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More than a year clean Desiree Salazar is no longer homeless and looks to give back to people that were instrumental in her recovery from losing her children and drug addiction.
Erika D. Smith

Erika D. Smith

Associate editor and editorial writer

She’s no longer homeless, but does that make her a success story?

May 19, 2017 09:31 AM

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Erika D. Smith joined The Sacramento Bee in May 2015 after spending most of her career in the nebulous Midwest. She previously worked for The Indianapolis Star in Indiana, where, as metro columnist, she covered issues related to neighborhoods, community development, public safety and diversity. She also worked for five years at the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio. She is a native of Cleveland.

Contact Erika D. Smith at 916-321-1185, esmith@sacbee.com, on Twitter at @Erika_D_Smith or on Facebook at Erika D. Smith, Journalist