This personal trainer overcame her drug addiction with fitness

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Monday, February 10, 2020
This personal trainer overcame her drug addiction with fitness
After heroin nearly destroyed her life, Kim Harari overcame addiction with help from a familiar friend, fitness.

ABC Owned Television Stations and ABC's Localish present 50 inspiring stories from around the country for Fifty/50, as part of The Walt Disney Company's monumental initiative highlighting the 50th anniversary of the passing of Title IX, the federal civil rights law that prohibits sex-based discrimination in any educational institution that receives federal funding, and gave women the equal opportunity to play. This story was originally published in February 2020.

Kim Harari is celebrating life, fitness and three-plus years of being clean. And she has her love of fitness to thank for being alive today.

The Philadelphia personal trainer was a star athlete in high school until she got hurt and became addicted to pain medication.

After a year's long battle, she found her love of fitness could help her beat addiction. now she's paying it forward by helping others find their best selves through fitness.