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Author Laura McKowen on Recovery from Addiction

WE ARE THE LUCKIEST: LAURA MCKOWEN ON BUILDING YOURSELF BACK FROM ROCK BOTTOM

Imagine being blackout drunk at your brother’s wedding and leaving your young daughter alone in the hotel room. That was the moment when Laura McKowen, author of the unflinching, honest and tender memoir, We Are the Luckiest, recognized her drinking would take everything from her if she let it. But as she points out, we all numb ourselves in different ways and life is about learning to be real, to feel.

Laura joins Brent Franson and The Most Days Show to explore her journey to sobriety and the lessons she’s learned along the way. From framing sobriety as the creation of a new life that must be sweetly nurtured and fiercely protected to candid stories of how she was supported in unexpected ways, Laura’s story is truly something to hear. Practical advice to support your own sobriety—or a loved one’s—is shared in abundance.

Hosted by Brent Franson • Produced by Aaron Morgan • Music by Patrick Lee
Laura McKowern

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