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Subs & Drugs & Rock & Roll, Part 3: ‘I’m a Loser (And I’m Not What I Appear To Be)’

Don Fertman reaches bottom as the jelly donut hits the wall. The latest installment of the longtime Subway exec's memoir.

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Subs & Drugs & Rock & Roll, Part 2: A Day in the Life

Don Fertman woke up one morning 40 years ago and poured himself a drink, as usual. But the future Subway exec didn't know this day would be far from ordinary.

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Subs & Drugs & Rock & Roll, Part 1: With a Little Help From My Friends

Don Fertman, longtime Subway exec, writes about a pivotal moment in his 40 years of sobriety: what happened after he went public about his recovery on "Undercover Boss."

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Rocker Ricky Byrd on 36 Years of Recovery: ‘I Come Back Stronger’

Happy soberversary to the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and All Sober ambassador extraordinaire! Check out his inspirational video message and song.

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One Month of Sobriety Turned Into …

"Sobriety is like being handed the cheat codes to life," says writer Josh Greenaway. Get inspired by his progress — watch the video!

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Getting Sober: I Wanted It for Myself

Getting and staying sober doesn’t always happen on your first try, but those attempts count for something. Micaela shares how she finally achieved sobriety.

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Recovery Is a Superpower and Representation Matters

When it comes to addiction and recovery, silence kills and openness saves, writes contributor Anne Bishop Shoup.

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Persistence: 32 Years of Continuous Sobriety

Persistence kept this memoirist drinking during dark years, but persistence has also kept her sober and motivated her to write books. Carol Weis shares her truth.

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