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Met my Dad when I was eight.

Courtney

"So, by eighteen I was addicted to meth."

A spirit of death haunted me.

Dana H

I actually had a friend who referred to me as the Dark Angel of Death.

Dad lost his life in depression, but I found the source of living.

Daniel

"I feel like I have been plugged into this eternal power source"....

Behind the homosexuality was a person.

Danny W

"By the time I was in puberty I had one foot in the homosexual world, one in the heterosexual world, and I didn’t know how I got there."

Drove my drunk Dad home at age 12.

Darrell

When I arrived home I asked my brother, “Hey let’s get together. Let’s go out and drink. Dad’s dying. We need to go party.”

My TV mogul Dad wished I did drugs

Dave

In 1968 I was eighteen and at the height of the hippie movement. You know I smoked a lot of pot, took a lot of acid, did a lot of drugs. In the middle of Los Angeles I took off all of my clothes so I could become one with the...

Will anyone love this hungry orphan?

Dian

They were told I was really small, that I had a heart condition, and that my growth had been so impaired I looked like a two year old. There answer was, “We think God wants us to take him.”

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?”

Forgave Dad for killing Mom.

Ealum

My father took a baseball bat from the corner of the room and started beating my mother over the head, face, and upper body. The darkest day of my life was the day they lowered her body into the ground.

My head wound required surgery.

Ealum

In the third grade I didn’t know how to spell tadpole. For every letter I missed my dad would whip me across my back with a leather belt until I would bleed.