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 "Imagine if the government chased sick people with diabetes. Then sent them to jail. If we did that everyone would know we were crazy. Yet we do practically the same thing every day of the week to sick peolpe hooked on drugs."      

  - Billie Holiday, Singer   


"We cannot stagger to freedom"

- Frederick Douglass, Leader of the Black Temperance Movement

The first prominent American recovering alcoholic

The first prominent American recovering alcoholic