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Published March 2014.

Love and Family

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.

-- Anonymous


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