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Girls, drugs, and new pickup truck.

James

She came home and said, “I wrecked your truck today.” Of course, I jumped off the deep end and immediately wanted to go reach for a beer and some drugs to drown out the emotions.

Angels protected as the drug lord tried to kill me.

Anthony

I would take guys into restaurants and everybody knew to take off their hats. One of the guys, who I still talk to, asked me, “Why do you pray? You know what we do here, right? We sell drugs. Why do you pray? Our business is ...

Lost my house, job and BMW when I sampled a little something to ease the pain.

Wendi

Within four weeks, I had lost my husband, my house, my job.

No one used to trust me with their dog. Now I teach 6th graders.

Joel

I used to break into cars quite a bit. Steal radios, speakers, walk out of Lowes with baskets full of chain saws, carts full of chain saws, just crazy things because I could get dope for them. I had to have my dope to keep go...

Addicted to drugs in Russia.

Maxim

. I was fifteen years old when I first tried a drug called heroin. From that point my life went downhill.

Chased by a narcotics agent. Caught by God.

Bob Lubell

I got into buying drugs from the mafia in New York and selling drugs on college campuses. Just raising all the hell that I could at a young age

Followed my comedian dad toward death by drugs.

Dominick

The times I would overdose, and go to the emergency room the doctors would say, “Do you have a death wish?”

Early childhood trauma caused me to question my sexual identify.

Mary Beth

I ask people, “What’s your first memory?” The first memory I have of life is being raped when I was four, by some neighborhood boys. That led to a lot of issues. I never told my mother because there was a lot of abuse and neg...