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Most of All, Hope

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I grew up as an only child with alcoholic overeaters for parents. For the first seventeen years of my life, I dealt with two drunken “rageaholics” acting crazy. I never knew what would happen. I walked around in sheer panic and terror, afraid my parents would divorce, afraid Mom would drink herself to death, afraid Dad would kill someone on his way home, and afraid of their screaming arguments. I started out skinny, and my slightly overweight mother made a big deal out of this. She had to buy me slim pants, which never fit right, so I internalized that

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