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A Cure for the Insanity
Feeling suicidal and unable to stop drinking, she asked for help
When I was a child, my father had no words of approval toward me. Everything I did was wrong. As a result, I felt inferior to classmates and others my age and did not associate with my superiors. Essentially, I withdrew from society.
When in high school, I committed myself to becoming a missionary once I had finished my formal education. But then while I was in college, I found myself on a detour and never got back to that high school commitment.
After getting a master's degree, I was hired in a human genetics department at a university and worked there until retirement,...
-- Grace S.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
One Day in June
On a relapse, she found her self defeated again by alcohol
Dark Nights and Glorious Dawns
He learned that sometimes you lose everything to gain the world
Out of a Living Hell
Sober four years, she can now enjoy being alive
His life seemed full of promise until he began to treat his fear with alcohol