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Recovery Spotlight: Sam O

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When I think about my childhood, I don’t think about eating dinner with my siblings in our backyard, family movie nights, the neighbor kickball games or any happy memory for that matter. I remember sitting at the top of my…

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Recovery Spotlight: Abagail M

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They say that pride comes before the fall. And I had a lot of pride growing up…the falling came later on. I was that obnoxious, arrogant middle-school girl who wholeheartedly felt that she knew everything. In my small, inexperienced mind,…

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Recovery Spotlight: Emily S

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My name is Emily. And I’m an alcoholic. I have been sober for 425 days. I have spent almost 14 months on one of the best journeys of my life, Recovery. When I was in active addiction, I had no…

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Unconditional Love: Jane Shorb

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My name is Jane and I am the mother of a recovering addict. My son, Korey struggled with addiction from the age of 17 years old up to when he got clean at the age of 30. My son was…

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Recovery Spotlight: Charlie O

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My life started off pretty normal. I was born to a relatively normal family. I grew up in Walkersville Maryland. And to anyone looking on from the outside I looked like I had my life together and I was enjoying…

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Recovery Spotlight: Joanne P

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Through the Grace of God, I haven’t found a need to pick up a drink in 23 years. I was taught early on in sobriety that I need to take one day at a time. That was hard because I…

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Recovery Spotlight: Sarah W

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The majority of my teen and early adult years are a total blur, because I was high or drunk for most of them. I sat down and tried my best to make a timeline of my life, and what I…

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Recovery Spotlight: Melissa S

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Today is January 4, 2018 and I have been sober for 319 consecutive days. But I started the journey of recovery about 10 years ago. The secret of change, I’ve found, is to focus all of your energy not on…

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Recovery Spotlight: Carl C

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In 1982, I was born into a life of addiction and crime surrounding my parents. Growing up the use of drugs in our household was not uncommon and was pushed upon my siblings and myself by our mother. At the…

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Recovery Spotlight: Branden Mc

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My darkest day, my lowest moment, my last chance… My name is Brandon McAllister; I’m from Frederick Maryland and I’m a recovering alcoholic, addict, and former drug dealer. See, those first two admissions I would have never admitted to. The last…

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