Name: Patrick McGraw

Age: 50

Sober Since: 11 / 20 / 2006

Sober For: 17 Years & 20 Days

What it was like?

My life was unraveling, loosing my family, my dignity and almost my life.

What happened?

Hit bottom when I blacked out while swimming in Ocean and my 9 and 11 year old dragged me out.

What it is like now?

Finding strength and peace in my sobriety. It will be 10 years this Thanksgiving. I truly will be thankful.

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