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Born an Addict. ft. Luis

Born an Addict. ft. Luis

“A Story of Survival: Luis’s Path to Redemption and Resilience!”

Join host Bryan Alzate, as he delves into the raw and powerful story of Luis on Episode 159 of “Hell Has an Exit. On this Episode Luis opens up about his deeply rooted belief that addiction was a struggle he was born into, a conviction stemming from his upbringing and early experiences in Puerto Rico. As he reflects on his past, Luis reveals moments of despair that punctuated his journey, including his father’s physical abuse.

Luis draws vivid parallels between the harrowing experiences he endured as a paratrooper in Iraq and the haunting realities of life in the projects. Despite the horrors he witnessed & his countless battles trying to get clean, it was the profound love he felt for his daughter that ignited a flicker of hope within him, propelling him towards the gift of desperation that ultimately led him to get clean.

Luis shares the profound impact of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) stemming from his experiences in Iraq, the projects, and his struggles with addiction.
Don’t miss this compelling episode, brimming with resilience, hope, and the transformative power of love. Like, subscribe, and share to support the podcast and join us in spreading awareness about the journey to recovery.

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Hell Has an Exit Podcast is a display of resilience of the human spirit. Our host Bryan Alzate was addicted at the age of 14. Lost and suicidal he found his own exit in hell by getting clean at 17 and involvement in a 12 step program. Since then Bryan has dedicated much of his life helping other addicts find the Exit. On this show Bryan interviews individuals who have fought similar battles- emotionally raw, vulnerable and uncut.