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Recovery in a Nutshell

Bruce Van Dusen


I had every advantage. I came from a home where everything was provided. I was on track to achieving a successful career and life. Then something happened. I became mentally ill. At age 10, I was getting good grades in school and developing socially. I had my own newspaper delivery business and earned money shining shoes. In the summer, I mowed grass; in winter, I was paid to shovel snow. I was on the rise. But something else happened that year. I started having the ability to read people's minds. It seemed everyone was out to get me—people were plotting against me. I didn't notice I had changed.

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Contributed on 9/5/2012

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