Dee’s memories of drinking were happy ones. She loved drinking Shirley Temple’s with her parents at the Officer’s Club, and drinking the foam off her dad’s beer. She associated drinking with laughter and good times. Until the first time when she got drunk and learned there was nothing was fun about it. Dee was confused when she realized she couldn’t wait to get drunk again. Hear Dee’s story of how she thought alcohol solved all of her problems until she finally learned that not only did alcohol not solve her problems it was the cause of all of them.
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Hear baseball legend Darryl Strawberry open up about his addictions beginning with his tumultuous childhood leading up to and through his career in the big leagues when on the first day as a 21 year old kid the veterans escorted him to the bathroom and placed lines of coke in front of him and said "You've arrived."
In the depths of the Great Depression, two men -- on death's door from drinking -- meet, and together discover a path to recovery. They would go from rock bottom to healing millions, one step at a time.
This July, the international phenomenon Bill W. and Dr. Bob returns to New York City in a brilliant new production.
Previews begin July 8, 2013
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Semper Cool: One Marine's Fond Memories of Vietnam
by Barry Fixler
A great American war story Semper Cool is the wrenching, sometimes hilarious and always thought-provoking true story of a mischievous teenager who enlists in the U.S. Marine Corps seeking adventure and his father's approval and finds both, plus more danger than he ever could have imagined. Semper Cool thrusts readers into a grunt's-eye view of the blood, guts, tears and laughter of war, told by a Marine who returned home a man and a patriot. Be prepared to laugh and cry and ultimately thank God for the men and women willing to risk their lives for American freedom. Barry Fixler is a proud Vietnam Veteran ....100% of royalties from his riveting book go to wounded veterans.
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