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Mysteries of the Heart
Getting sober, she began to accept the circumstances of her early childhood
My mother gave me up for adoption when I was two weeks old, and thus began a journey of soul sickness, alcohol and drugs, and finally, recovery. This is my story.
I was adopted into a good family, and my adoptive parents shared with me all they knew about the circumstances of my birth: that my original parents wouldn't – or couldn't – marry because my father was Jewish and my mother was not. The time was the mid-1950's and the place was England, where religious and ethnic divisions and prejudice were strong. Fortunately, I knew these few facts as well as my given name and my...
All he had left was desperation. It was all he needed
A Blueprint for Living
She discovered that she could be OK in this world without alcohol
The Great Remover
Homeless, living in a tent, drinking and yet he still wasn't sure he was an alcoholic
Up North at the Cabin
He found that there were ways to stay sober at his family hideaway