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A picture of his grandson was his spiritual awakening

I sat in my van, hungover and shaking, staring at a picture of my beautiful 11-month-old grandson.

I thought to myself, "If I keep going the way I am, I will never get to enjoy the love of that little boy who at that moment knew nothing of the drunken condition his grandfather was in.

I stepped out of my van sobbing in the bitter morass of self-pity when my friend showed up in the driveway on her new motorcycle.

She looked at me and knew I was struggling. We spoke of all the things that were bothering me and it all stemmed from alcohol.

It was at that moment... Login to read more
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