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From Youth Addiction to Recovery Race Car Driving!

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From Youth Addiction to Recovery Race Car Driving!

I’m Brad Seavers, motorcycle racer turned auto racer.  We all have a story to tell.  I am sharing mine in hopes that it will give you, or someone close to you, the courage and strength to move forward and find the better path that’s out there waiting for you! The first emotion I recall as a young child (3-4 years old) is that of fear.  I remember watching my parents fight and my father going into a drunken rage…something that would become all too familiar throughout my life. By the age 12, I had lived in fear almost every day...

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Wet Universities & Dry Students; "Sober as Deviant"

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Wet Universities & Dry Students; "Sober as Deviant"

As many young adults prepare to go away to college and embrace the festivities of their life, some choose to stay sober.  A majority of college/University campuses have acclimated to the saga of binge drinking, promiscuous sex, and blackouts.   According to the article “Sober as Deviant: The Stigma of Sobriety and How Some College Students ‘Stay Dry’ on a ‘Wet’ Campus (Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 2013)” by Nancy J Herman-Kinney and David A. Kinney it's expressed in the abstract there are certain types of labels and stigmatizations that come with ‘sober as deviant.’  Kinney and Kinney go on to state...

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