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Saved by Prison

Though he had been to meetings before, it was only after being arrested that he found sobriety

Finally Get It. These three fairly simple words have a deep and complex meaning and story behind them in my long journey to a sober life. My only hope is that this story may help someone gain the blessings I've received.

I grew up in the 60s and 70s in a small northwestern Pennsylvanian town. There was tremendous upheaval in our community at the time and a growing tolerance towards drinking and drug use. There were keg parties out in the woods during all my high school years.

I took my first drink back in 1972. Forty years later, I am sitting in federal prison doing a 5-year... Login to read more
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