Who I want to be
Facing eight years in jail, a dad with two fatally ill kids chooses sobriety
By the time I was 18, I was a daily drinker. I graduated from a vocational high school and got a job working in a steel mill. I met a girl at church who later became my wife. We bought a house, got a new car and were expecting our first child. Somehow, I felt I had put one over on life.
Dwight Jr. was born on June 1, 1975. Three-and-a-half years later, Christopher was born, and a year and a half after that, Nicholas.
When Dwight Jr. was three, we started to notice that he didn't get around as well as some of the other kids his age. The doctor started doing some tests and... Login to read more
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