A story of overcoming substance abuse is powerful amid the current circumstance that seem to encourage chemical abuse & dependency . . .
Check the local angle and a sign of hope . . .
By the time Bobbi Jo Reed dropped out of high school at 16, she'd already been an alcoholic for four years, broken her back in a driving accident involving alcohol, and gotten an abortion following a rape. Her parents, a police officer and homemaker in Kansas City, Kansas, had lost control of their daughter, and she decided to strike out on her own.