Zac Talbott sees the irony of running an opioid treatment program from a former doctor's office.
"The funny thing is, a lot of patients are like, 'This is where I first started getting prescribed pain pills,' " Talbott says.
Now, the Tennessee native says those same patients are coming to his clinic in Chatsworth, Ga., a small city about a half-hour south of the Tennessee border, to fight their addiction to those very pills.
In front of the retired ticket box at the Fox Theatre, a memorial of flowers, candles and balloons lies in solemn respect. Since the news yesterday of Prince’s death, fans have flocked here to express their devotion for the beloved musical icon.
Prince performed his last official concerts at the Fox on Wednesday and Thursday of last week. That fact makes the Atlanta venue a particularly sentimental location, being what some might see as his final musical resting place.
The world lost one of its most influential performers this week. Prince Rogers Nelson, 57, was reported dead in his Paisley Park home in Minnesota on Thursday, April 21, 2016. The cultural icon played two evening shows at Atlanta's Fox Theatre just a week before. The audience couldn't have known they were witnesses to the the final performances of a legend.