Coffee shop serves hope to people recovering from addiction

  • Lisa Scheller, center, holds ribbons together with baristas Sica Brown, left and Loren Collura, at the grand opening of Hope and Coffee, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Tamaqua, Pa. Scheller, a successful CEO who has been sober for over 35 years, is the brainchild of Hope and Coffee. The new coffee shop offers people recovering from opioid addiction a fresh start, through employment and a meeting space. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)

  • Lisa Scheller, center right, takes a selfie with Jill Schwartz before the grand opening of Hope and Coffee, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Tamaqua, Pa. Scheller, a successful CEO who has been sober for over 35 years, is the brainchild of Hope and Coffee. The new coffee shop offers people recovering from opioid addiction a fresh start, through employment and a meeting space. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)

TAMAQUA, Pa. — A Pennsylvania town’s newest coffee shop is offering people recovering from opioid addiction a fresh start, one steaming cup of java at a time.

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