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Dad Standing Trial for Executing Drunk Driver Who Killed His Sons

By Bryan Le

Prosecutors face a lack of evidence and overwhelming support for the grieving father. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk woman plays peekaboo in mugshot, Sean Hannity wants to execute inmates with heroin, and man high on LSD dressed as a pirate attacks car with machete. MORE  

Cocaine Use May Decrease Addiction in Male Offspring

By Shawn Dwyer

New study shows it's possible for a drug-using dad to shape his son's resistance. MORE  

Forgiving My Drunk Dad on Father's Day

By Harry Healy

My ailing father has been a great example for me—both in how to be a player and how not to live my life as a dissolute drunk. MORE  

Let Me Tell You a Story

By Maddy Demberg

In recovery, the war stories we tell and hear can divert us from the solution. MORE  

Making Amends to My Dead Father

By John Dee

One of the mysteries in AA is making a Ninth Step amends to the departed. One member recalls how he went about it.  MORE  

Why England's New Archbishop Won't Drink Alone

By McCarton Ackerman

The new head of the Church of England fears ending up like his alcoholic father. MORE  

Meetings With My Dad

By Taylor Ellsworth

Some people have to travel across the country to see their dad. I only need to show up at an AA meeting. MORE  

Breaking Dad: Nic Sheff on His Father's Scathing Memoir

By Nic Sheff

When I first read my father's memoir, Beautiful Boy, I understood for the first time how much my addiction was killing him. I promised myself I'd never cause anyone that kind of pain again. But, of course, life is never so simple.  MORE  

Shutting the Door on My Coked-Up Past

By Sam Lansky

While my dad was recovering from a massive heart attack, I was on a coke run. Since then, I've tried to become a better son, while still struggling to shut the door on memories I want to forget.   MORE  

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