A Missouri mother’s Facebook post showing how fast her son has changed because of his drug addiction. the posts have gone viral.
Jennifer Salfen-Tracy, from Wentzville, Missouri, shared two photos of her son, Cody Bishop: one before he was addicted to heroin and meth as well as a current photo.
The first showed him looking healthy but the second image is a stark contrast, Cody is almost unrecognizable, his face gaunter and his body looking much thinner.
She said the photos of her son were taken 7 months apart, according to KSDK.
Cody graduated from Wentzville Holt High School in 2008 and was an athlete.
Salfen-Tracy said her son is homeless in Las Vegas and she hasn’t heard from him in weeks.
She said she was hesitant to share her story, but so many people were asking how things were going with her son, so she shared.
“I have learned along this path that so many people and families deal with the same heartache but just do not talk about it,” her post said.
Salfen-Tracy said she has turned it over to God and prays that Cody decides he is tired of the way he’s living and wants to come home to get help.
She finished her post with a plea for her son to call her, writing: “And Cody if you see this please call us… we love you!”