Former NBA player recounts struggle with drug addiction – CNN.com.   Chris Herren, a basketball legend from Fall River, Massachusetts, realized his dreams by playing for the Celtics in the NBA, only to lose it all to addiction before rising again with a new dream.   Chris wrote Basket Ball Junkie which is his memoir of his struggle with heroin and other drugs.  You can read an excerpt here.  The reminds me of a piece we did a while ago call the Fighter and also of the great Texas Ranger’s baseball slugger, Josh Hamiliton.   The message here, is that addiction impacts more than skid row junkies and miraculous comebacks happen everyday.  Recovery is more that a possibility.  Link by Bill

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