Brian grew up in a typical, big suburban house complete with a Cadillac in the driveway. Everything looked great on the outside. Except, it wasn't. In short, Brian's father was a raging drunk. Because of this, the only emotions Brian ever felt were FEAR and TERROR. His dad eventually got sober, and they became close. Brian took care of his dad until he died when his crippling TERROR returned. Here Brian's fascinating story of how not only did he overcome his fear, but how he has a calmness about him that he never dreamed possible.
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She began drinking at 12, was was pregnant at 16--drinking the entire pregnancy, had a baby and gave him up for adoption at 17, and "crashed and burned" by 19. How did Rebecca, from an upscale family from Park Slope, Brooklyn, wind up in this situation? Here Rebecca's story of the stark realities of under-age boozing and drugging, and how she was able to miraculously turn her life around at "the ripe age of 20" with the help of her friends in her 12 step meetings.
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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."
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 then 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.
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.
15 Vandam Street
New York, NY 10013
When: Previews begin July 8, 2013
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MARCH MADNESS is OVER! Did you gamble money you don't have and can't afford to lose, hoping you'd WIN and WIN BIG--only to experience the shattering horror of losing money you can't afford to lose? If so, you are not alone, and you don't have to suffer.
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