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A personal history - Battling against addictions

Local resident Pat Gamache wanted to share his story with others who might be in similar situations. His submission will run as a series of articles for the next few weeks.


Last updated 10/23/2019 at 5:48pm

Addiction comes to us in many different ways, some of which we have very little control over!

I’ve been addicted to a few different things in my day, while living with some cognitive deficiencies from a severe head injury from a baseball at age 5. Being around animals was addictive and soothing! The first of many addictions. So I got a job working at a pet shop.

My addictions were then work and money. I had a paper route and sold greeting cards door to door. I bought my first bike at age 7. At age 8, I got the job at the pet shop and worked seven days a week, both after school and on week...

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