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A Man in Motion

John Greyeyes

 

Last updated 2/1/2019 at 10:31am

Courtesy of Tribal Trails

I was born and raised in Fort St. John, BC, and I've worked in sawmills in the area for over 30 years. When I was 16 my "career" with alcohol began. I believe my habit of alcohol got out of control when I lost my best friend and my brother through carbon monoxide poisoning in 1977.

At that time I didn't care if I lived. So I drank until I dropped, and I even thought about suicide. My life spun out of control. I drank, I fought and I survived numerous auto accidents. Everything I tried, tested or tasted was meaningless, useless, irrational, pointless, foolish and empty. I don't know how many...



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