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A Writer Writes — “The Angel who Lifted Me from My Alcohol Addiction” by Kelly Branyik (China)

A Writer Writes — “The Angel who Lifted Me from My Alcohol Addiction” by Kelly Branyik (China)

Many people have been met with significant moments in life that led to life-altering changes. Some people choose to be heavily affected by the trauma and negativity, or the uncontrollable, using them as a crutch for their sh*tty behavior. Others choose to rise above these things with grace. I am still actively working through some of my demons. Most of my good things have a lot to do with a single person who saved my life years ago. He came to me when I was too blind to ask for help, too ashamed to be truly seen, too afraid to be vulnerable, and too weak to admit that I wasn’t strong enough to face my internal struggles on my own. When I was 15, a new student had transferred to my high school. He was a handsome young man. He had bright blue eyes, a bright white smile you could see from . . .

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