Monday, July 02, 2007

"He wasn't homeless.
The park was his home."

"He wasn't homeless. The park was his home," said a friend from AA. "He died at home on his bed. His bed happened to be a park bench."

Perry Walter quit school in ninth grade, starting a life-long drift, his sister said. He attended AA meetings at the park where he lived, but couldn't stay sober. "He was one of the people God didn't want to get sober. Nobody could get Perry sober," said his freind from AA. "Even doctors are baffled by why people drink themselves to death."

Read the Charlotte Sun article here.


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