“Bad teeth run in my family,” she said. “And meth didn’t help.

Former methamphetamine addict Valerie LaChapelle works the drive in window in the McDonalds on Vista Avenue. A customer, who asked to remain anonymous, has offered to pay for her dental work. She estimates the cost at $6,000 to $8,000. Spend a few minutes with Valerie as she charms customers during her morning shift.