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The Fourth White Gown: A Daughter's Addiction - A Mother's Battle

169 pages2 hours


Afterword by John Pepper, former CEO and Chairman of The Procter & Gamble Company.

What is it like for a mother to try to help her daughter, who has become addicted to pain-relieving drugs following a series of devastating operations, recover from her addiction? That is the story this book tells in a slightly novelized treatment of an altogether true story. While occurring a half-century ago, it portrays, in a vividly moving, cinema-like narrative, the challenge thousands of parents face today. Sobering--in some ways terrifying--Irma O’Conor’s story is, at the same time, filled with hope, courage and love.

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