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  Alcoholism is a subject I know pretty well unfortunately. My father was a heavy drinker which led to my parents divorce.  I have had my own bouts with alcoholism. At this present time my wife is one phone with her cousin who is having her own troubles with alcoholism.

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lived with it for years
is it a real sickness?

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