“Clean and sober four years!” Alcohol was part of Eric’s life as early as he can remember. Growing up on Chicago’s West Side, he worked after school in one of the bars his dad owned. “Dad had liver problems – part of his alcoholism – and my Mom was addicted to other drugs." When Eric was 14, his dad died. “Mom wasn’t able to take care of me, so I was adopted by the couple who were my grief counselors." Eric moved with his new parents to Iowa but continued to drink throughout high school and...