The author describes in gritty detail his path to recovery from the mean streets of New York, where he traveled to avoid incarceration by enrolling in a treatment center for the indigent, to a new life in recovery in Seattle, where he settles with his second wife and establishes a new family as well as a new career, without ever breaking faith with the little boy.
Tim Elhajj is a writer in long-term recovery living the the Pacific Northwest. He lives near Phantom Lake with his wife, their two middle-school aged kids, and a dog. Prior to moving west, Tim lived in New York City where he earned a BA from Hunter College. Tim’s creative nonfiction essays have appeared in, or are forthcoming from, The New York Times, The Yalobusha Review, Brevity, and Sweet. He and his wife are the founding editors of an online literary magazine called Junk, a literary fix.
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