Methadone Mile is a stretch of Massachusetts Avenue where methadone clinics brush up against an open air drug market. This is where people come to get high and sober. Recovery, relapse, danger, grief, and hope all fill people’s daily lives. This year, Boston Globe photographer Keith Bedford and two Globe reporters spent time on Methadone Mile, gaining people’s trust and telling their stories. In Sunday’s Globe, learn more about who they met.

Kenny, who has been homeless off and on over the years, walked wrapped in a blanket on a stretch of Massachusetts Avenue nicknamed Methadone Mile.
(Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)