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Running was a great cure for his alcoholism until one day at the beach
My drinking started in my teens during the 1980s. It was the usual story. I’d get paid on Friday nights and have nothing left by Sunday. I would have no real recollection of what happened in between. I guess it didn’t seem that out of the ordinary really. But where I differed from my friends was that is that while they were nursing a hangover on Sunday, I was waiting at the bar door desperate for it to open.
This went on for years. My need for alcohol was staggering. For 30 years, if I wasn’t drinking, I was thinking about drinking. Volumes and volumes of beer and wine were... Login to read more
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