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From a young age, I witnessed the devastating effects of addiction. Because my mother suffered from alcoholism, I lived with my father until he passed away when I was just 13. While grieving the loss of my father, I moved back in with my mother and an abusive stepfather. I used any opportunity to avoid being at home, which led me down a difficult path.Read Full Story
Tracy never felt like a part of her family. She started using drugs and alcohol to “make friends” when she was just 12 and continued using through college, marriage, and pregnancy with her twins. Tracy still managed to hold a steady government job and she believed no one knew when she was drunk or high at work. In Tracy’s mind she had it “all under control,” but in reality her life was slipping away.Read Full Story
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