Pointer Sister Leaves Rehab

As part of The Pointer Sisters, youngest sister June sang such ’80s hits as “Jump” and “I’m So Excited,” but life has been less than glamorous for the singer of late. This past July 7, Pointer, 46, was released from a month-long treatment program for her addiction to crack cocaine and the anti-anxiety drug Xanax, reports the Aug. 7 issue of PEOPLE. Her exit from the program comes after a lengthy descent into drugs that began when she was 13. She has lost both her home and a relationship, both personal and professional, with her sisters, Anita and Ruth, who officially dropped June from the group last winter. Now that she’s cleaned up, a reunion might be possible. “We’re just anxious to have June back,” Anita, 52, tells PEOPLE. “It’s been a long road for all of us.” June agrees, saying that it is her dream to be back onstage with her two siblings. “That,” she says, “is my favorite high.”

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