Visits to the local pharmacy by presidential candidates have become a tradition in Hollis, a town of 7,600 people in southern New Hampshire. On a brisk morning in January, Republican hopeful Carly Fiorina was surrounded by children on one side and veterans in garrison caps on the other while she spoke passionately about the problems in Washington she wants to fix.

Her appearance had extra meaning for the pharmacy’s owner, Vahrij Manoukian. Both he and Fiorina have lost children to addiction.

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