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Out of Captivity
He drank alone and then he got sober alone. But that was nearly just as painful
The first drink I ever took on my own was when I was 20 years old. Sure, I had sips of liquor as early as age 7, but it wasn't until I turned that my drinking career truly began. I was still at college for the summer. A hot summer sun was blazing. The dormitory AC cooled the stuffy room. I didn't have a roommate, but I had several friends who came in and out of my room. One in particular I had a crush on and I would've done anything he said. He snuck a bottle of booze into the dorms. The school was a conservative religious college, which meant the campus was dry.
He took several...
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