Former President George W. Bush reveals the late Rev. Billy Graham helped him overcome alcohol abuse in the 1980s.
From The Hill: Former President George W. Bush recalled in an op-ed on Friday how the late Rev. Billy Graham helped him quit drinking in the 1980s.
"God’s work within me began in earnest with Billy’s outreach," Bush wrote in the Wall Street Journal. "His care and his teachings were the real beginning of my faith walk – and the start of the end of my drinking. I couldn’t have given up alcohol on my own."
"But in 1986, at 40, I finally found the strength to quit," he continued. "That strength came from love I had felt from my earliest days and from faith I didn’t fully discover until my later years."
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