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Dark Nights and Glorious Dawns
He learned that sometimes you lose everything to gain the world
"This isn't the life I signed up for." That could have been my thought when I went to my first out-patient treatment after my family intervened on me during family night in my eldest daughter's treatment.
But the truth is I really don't know what my thoughts were nor do I remember clearly the next several months. I thought I had been in treatment for three months, but looking back over my papers, I realized that it was six months.
Even now, years later, I can only remember calling the man who appointed himself my sponsor, when I had eight months and standing on a street... Login to read more
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