From the January 2013 magazine.

January 2013: Sneaky Drinker

Car keys, the neighbor’s liquor, vanilla extract—nothing was safe from this alcoholic

When we come into this world as babies we have no clue what awaits us. We are scared and just want the security of our moms. When the doctor hands us over to our mom everything feels safe and secure. As we grow up we learn from our parents right from wrong; but we also learn from other influential adults in our life, such as teachers and preachers. For a while we believe that what they say is the absolute truth and try our best to live up to their ideas. As we grow into adulthood most of us start testing these rights and wrongs to figure out who we are and what we believe in. We start...

-- Donna M.

Sweetwater, Tennessee