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April 1999

No Holds Barred

Growing up in a very alcoholic family I saw firsthand what alcohol could do to people. Both of my grandfathers had drinking problems, and I lived through my father's disease. I didn't have many friends growing up because I was always ashamed of my home and the events that occurred there on a daily basis. Life wasn't fun, but I didn't know that it should have been any different. I went to bed every night trying to think of one good reason to live.

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