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Dear Old Dad

After getting sober, he showed his father the same compassion he would any suffering alcoholic

After 14 years of sobriety, I think of my dad often. My thoughts, when I think of him, are now full of love and compassion. This was not always the case.

Dad was an active alcoholic until the day he died. He was a violent and cruel alcoholic and my memories of growing up with him are dark.

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