“I was one of those people who was lucky that it stuck. … Not many people get sober while they’re young. I got sober when I was just about to turn 27. And those two years that I lived in that white, hot period, as a daily drug abuser, as a daily drinker, to my misery, boy, that was a tough time. There was really, really, really a lot of pain in there. A lot of pain.”


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Source: abc NEWS, Alec Baldwin opens up about past battle with alcoholism, drug addiction, https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/alec-baldwin-opens-past-battle-alcoholism-drug-addiction/story?id=46434818, March 31, 2017.