16-Year-Old’s Powerful Essay About Dad’s Addiction Gains Attention Of Millions


“I knew how my dad would be one person when we showed up to the party, and a completely different person when we left.”

By Rachel Paula Abrahamson

Original Source: today.com

Preslee Scott, 16, used to assume the role of parent to her young siblings when their dad, Casey, was drinking.

Preslee remembers that as a middle-schooler, she would bag up empty Bud Light cans and hide them in the outdoor trash can, just as her mother had done before their divorce. When Casey was passed out drunk, she’d chalk it up to…click here to continue reading