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PSI Monday: Where's the memorial?

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CONCORD, NC (WBTV) - The last three years have been a struggle for Sandra Barlow of Concord.

"Oh, yeah," said Barlow. "It's there everyday."

Her 18-year-old son Justin got in over his head.

"Got involved with the wrong people and I guess he went down the wrong path," said Barlow.

Justin died of an accidental drug overdose in 2009. Barlow was devastated and overwhelmed.

"It's the worst thing in the world," said Barlow.

Finding comfort wasn't easy, but then she found a Facebook page. It brought together mothers just like her. She found thousands of shoulders to lean on.

"It was sad to hear those stories, but it gave me comfort." said Barlow.

It also gave her something else. A chance to honor her son by being part of a brand new memorial garden to be built in Kentucky.

"That meant everything to me," said Barlow.

Heather Robinson of Louisville lost her daughter to a miscarriage.

"I saw it as a way to honor her," said Robinson.

Both the women, along with dozens of others, sent money to help get the project moving. More than a year later the garden is nowhere to be found and neither has been given a reason.

"I never got one," said Barlow. "I don't why (the garden hasn't been built)."

The Problem Solvers will solve this Kentucky Bluegrass mystery, Monday night at 11 on WBTV News 3.

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