Chapter Twelve

The Light

The miracle of how each individual finds his or her way to Recovery is a mystery. The details are varied and complicated, the bottom line is always the same - I cannot go on alone in this way, please help me. Of course, some folks are remanded by courts or interventions and they stand less of a chance of appreciating the miracle long enough to stay because they were ordered rather than arriving on their own volition. Still, interventions may keep "jails, institutions and death" at bay long enough to give the addict a clear sight of the train coming down the tunnel.

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