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Whiling Away the Days

She graduated from fantasy and books to alcohol and drugs

Golden orange and pink streaked the sky as the sun began to set. A warm breeze whispered through the tall grasses and the hum of cicadas filled the air while a dull car engine could be heard every now and then in the distance.

There I sat in my dad's jeep on the side of a country road not too far from my house. I thought I didn't want to live anymore. I wished I could just fade away.

Within the next couple weeks, I attempted suicide and landed in the ICU. That is where the disease of alcoholism took me at the age of 16. Alcoholism does not discriminate due to age or anything... Login to read more
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