We only hope that more actors and celebs speak out about the tragedy that is drug addiction.
After the unexpected death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman on Sunday, many of his peers in the industry have spoken out about his passing.
While some bashed the Hunger Games actor death, others like Demi Lovato used his death as a means to speak to the world about the disease that is drug addiction.
In light of all the news and coverage around Philip's heroin related death, Shawn Pyfrom, the former Desperate Housewives actor, decided to write an open letter to the world about his own battles with drugs and alcohol.
Shawn writes on his blog:
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