Celebrating the life of Christopher Kennedy Lawford and my memories of an amazing writer, author, and true advocate of addiction and recovery. Our advocate and recovery writing communities have lost a giant helping others recover. Catherine
I was utterly heartbroken and shocked when I heard the news early Wednesday morning of the passing of Christopher Kennedy Lawford. We lost a huge addiction and recovery champion and tireless advocate of alcoholism as well as other addictions.
It hit me pretty hard as I was honored and privileged to have interviewed him by phone and have him as my featured article in the May/June 2017 issue of InRecovery Magazinewhere I was a former writer and columnist of “The Author’s Cafe Column.”
You can still visit the cafe’ column online and read the full article and my past interviews. I also was an Addictionland Gambling Recovery expert blogger the same month as Christopher was in October 2014 blogging about alcoholism on Addictionland. When I interviewed him for my article for In Recovery, he was kind, not shy to be open about his past, and…
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