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Growing encouragement

A GROUP from St George's Crypt, in Leeds, has won a gold award in this year's Leeds in Bloom competition. This is a triumph for the Leeds Growing Rooms project to rehabilitate drug addicts and alcoholics. It is part of a 12-step programme about "accepting God or an outside force for good into your life and letting you overcome your addiction - . . .to overcome addiction we need the help of a higher power of good".

The group first entered the Leeds in Bloom ...

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