Season 5 Episode 14
Location: Seattle, Washington
What’s memorable: How isolated he’s become, so distant from his loving and forgiving son.
Update: A friend has let us know that Nik died on November 29, 2014 after having surgery. Read more here.
Official Synopsis: Beloved by his five sisters and his teenage son, Nik 35, was the glue that holds his large family together. He was a proud college graduate who became the director of a multi-million-dollar casino chain at a young age. But now Nik is a homeless drug addict. Four years ago, after a debilitating back injury, he became addicted to OxyContin. His addiction worsened and he turned to heroin. Now Nik has lost his job, his home, and custody of his son.
Original Air Date: July 2008