Alcoholism knows no boundaries. It doesn’t show favorites. It doesn’t care if you live in a 1 bedroom apartment or a half-a-million dollar home at the end of a cul-de-sac. It doesn’t care if you are working for minimum wage only to spend your entire paycheck on vodka or making six figures with a stocked wet bar in the basement. It will grab anyone within its reach with one specific purpose.
Brand’s road to recovery began over fifteen years ago. Along the way, he's learned to embrace what God says about him, rather than seeking fulfillment and relief in drugs, sex, alcohol, and fame.
“Why are we looking at why didn't the girls speak up? Why not look at what about the culture? What did USA Gymnastics do, and Larry Nassar do, to manipulate these girls so much that they are so afraid to speak up?"
"Yesterday I went and planned his funeral and picked out his casket. Today I had to go look at him again and I bought a suit to wear to his funeral. These things shouldn't have to be done for a 21 year old.”
7th grade girls are asking questions about bondage and S&M. Many of them have seen "50 Shades of Grey," and wonder if a boy wants to hit me, tie me up and stalk me, does that mean he loves me?