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Toronto addicts get makeovers

A makeover project in Toronto, Canada is helping women fighting to get off drugs or living in poverty turn their lives around.

The Melissa project provides clothes and make-up to help women trying to make a new start feel more confident.

It was set up by Connie Harrison after her own experience of inheriting clothes from a woman named Melissa, who later died.

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