The question was simple and direct.

Brandy Halladay let the question swirl around in her head, her lips moved, but no words came out, and after pausing for three, four, five seconds, she finally answered.

“Yes,’’ she blurted out.

She was asked whether she believed her late husband, Hall of Fame pitcher Roy “Doc’’ Halladay, was an addict. This is the complicated legacy of Halladay.

The Halladay family was supposed to be at Citizens Bank Park on Friday in Philadelphia, celebrating the 10th anniversary of his perfect game against the Miami Marlins. Instead, ESPN’s E:60 will be televising a powerful and absorbing documentary called “Imperfect: The Roy Halladay Story” at 7 p.m. ET Friday, led by director John Barr, uncovering Halladay’s demons that few knew, his life ending in a plane crash with his body filled with drugs.

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