Everybody Suffers With Addiction

by Jennifer

My late sister-in-law was a binge drinker. Every second night, she drank herself into a stupor. My brother and his kids tried everything, from intervention, to AA, to inpatient treatment.

Her son eventually became a drinker, too. After my brother finally divorced her, Joanie passed out one night with a lit cigarette. Her son, twenty-year-old Jonathan was in the house with her when it caught fire. He escaped, but then realized his mother was trapped in the house.

At that point, the house was a wall of flames. His mother died of smoke inhalation. Jonathan is still drinking.

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Apr 07, 2012
That's so horrible
by: Anonymous

What a sad sad story. I hope everyone is coping well, especially the son.
Take care &
Look after eachother.

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