• 'I got into alcohol addiction and debt, but with help I turned things around'

    7 days ago - By The Guardian

    Barry Deacon, 39, on how faith changed his life - and how he came to meet David Hasselhoff Name: Barry Deacon
    Age: 39
    Income: £16,000
    Occupation: Nightshift support worker for youth housing programme When I was 18 I started drinking alcohol because all my friends did. I started drinking on weekends, then weekends turned to days. When my mother died of cancer, I started drinking more.
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