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Family and friends who have lost loved ones to OxyContin and opioid overdoses leave pill bottles in protest Aug. 17, 2018, outside the headquarters of Purdue Pharma, which is owned by the Sackler family, in Stamford, Conn. (Jessica Hill/AP)

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BOSTON — The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world's great museums and universities, including the Smithsonian, the Guggenheim and Harvard. But now the family's ties to OxyContin and the painkiller's role in the deadly opioid crisis are bringing the Sacklers a new and unwanted kind of attention and complicating their philanthropic legacy.

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press January 17, 2019
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