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Published July 2014.

Brighter Day

Now that's he sober, he's counting the days of his life, not the days until his death

I returned home around 10:30 in the evening on the final night of a good three-to-four day bender. I felt empty inside and overwhelmed. I lay down on my bed and began to weep.

Something had to give. I cried out to my Higher Power, whom I choose to call God, and asked him to help me because I couldn't go on living that way anymore.

-- Dan T.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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