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Debra Flaherty

Debra Flaherty
Bronx, NY

Debra Flaherty is originally from Bronx, NY and moved to Palm Coast, FL in 1997. She is a member of Palm Coast Chapter in Hadassah Florida Central.

She has worked in the substance abuse field for 25 plus years, and is actively involved in the recovery community. She was the Founder and CEO of Break the Cycle, Inc., an outpatient substance abuse treatment center in Bunnell, FL. She sold Break the Cycle, Inc. in June 2013 to enter into early retirement.

Debra's family members are husband Peter, son Victor, daughter Jackie, son-in-law David, and her one-year-old grandson Ari Moshe.

She enjoys long-distance bicycle riding, and recently celebrated 30 years of sobriety.

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