20150202 - HERO Brenda Napholz (SN) - nwherald

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Sarah Nader- snader@shawmedia.com
Brenda Napholz poses for a portrait at The Break in Crystal Lake Monday, February 2, 2015. Napholz along with a group of Crystal Lake teens started The Break, a teen center designed to give kids a place to go to hang out. The idea coalesced after years of coaching junior high-aged runners and one of her sons become addicted to heroin. Napholz wanted The Break to serve as an alternative for kids.