Actor Danny Trejo on Recovery From Addiction


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“Everything good that’s ever happened to me came out of helping others.” – Danny Trejo

Drug addiction does not discriminate. It can afflict anyone – rich or poor, famous or unknown. Actor Danny Trejo is just one of them. Grown up on the streets of Pacoima, California and mentored by his uncle, who was a drug dealer, Trejo had tried heroin by the age of 12 and was introduced to the jail cell when he was just 15. While Trejo survived rough conditions behind bars, he is celebrating almost five decades of sobriety in 2017.

Imprisoned for various offenses pertaining to drug and arm robberies, Trejo spent more than a decade in and out of jail. However, by undergoing a 12-step rehab program and becoming…click here to continue reading