Like many before and after pictures, the images Jennifer Salfen-Tracy shared on social media show a stark difference. But the mother's photos are especially tragic: They show the heartbreaking devastation of addiction on her oldest son, Cody Bishop.

"The face of heroin and meth … is reality for so many people and families in the world today," Salfen-Tracy wrote on Facebook. "I have learned along this path that so many people and families deal with the same heartache but just do not talk about it."

Taken only seven months apart, the first picture of Bishop shows a healthy young man with broad shoulders, a muscular build and blond hair. The later photo reveals what looks like the ghost of the first man. Bishop still has the telltale blond hair but he is emaciated, his collarbones poke out of a tank top and sores cover his skin.

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