Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction

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Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction

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Written By: Elizabeth Vargas       
Narrated By: Author
Date: 12 September 2016
Duration: 05:35:00

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Biographies Memoir

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From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, I am an alcoholic, to interviewer George Stephanopoulos, Elizabeth Vargas began writing her story, as her experiences were still raw. Now, in BETWEEN BREATHS, Vargas discusses her accounts of growing up with anxiety-which began suddenly at the age of six when her father served in Vietnam-and how she dealt with this anxiety as she came of age, to her eventually turning to alcohol for relief. She tells of how she found herself living in denial, about the extent of her addiction and keeping her dependency a secret for so long. She addresses her time in rehab, her first year of sobriety, and the guilt she felt as a working mother who had never found the right balance.

Honest and hopeful, BETWEEN BREATHS is an inspiring read.

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Elizabeth Vargas

Elizabeth Anne Vargas (born September 6, 1962) is an American television journalist who is anchor of ABC's television newsmagazine 20/20 and ABC News specials. She was previously an anchor of World News Tonight. On December 22, 2017, Vargas announced she is leaving ABC News in May 2018.