Graduation Date

Fall 12-31-2015

Grading Professor

Lisa Armstrong

Subject Concentration

Health & Science

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


This is a non-fiction narrative story that shows the difficulty and process of the first year of sobriety from substance abuse, using in-depth journalism reporting. The piece follows two individuals from New York during the first weeks or months of their recovery as they maintain a sober lifestyle.



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