My name is Jaimie and I’m an addict. I found “In The Rooms” when it was just starting out. I was sick in active addiction, and was pretending to go to Narcotics Anonymous meetings. I was really going and getting high, but saying I was going to meetings bought me time.
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Little Cleo looked out of the corner of her eye at her Mom with one of those testing looks, then pushed her child sized grocery cart into the legs of her sister.
“Quit that,” warned Mom. “I’ve warned you about that three times already. If you do it again I’m going to take it away!”
Three minutes later Cleo was doing it again.
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