Growing up poor in a notorious part of Glasgow, Scotland, where employment and education standards were low and crime commonplace, Hong Kong’s Mo Devlin saw enough in his youth to set him on a path of lifelong sobriety.“In my formative years I witnessed the effects of alcoholism on my parents and siblings,” said the 54-year-old. “It frightened me and I associated alcohol with violent, dysfunctional family behaviour. I thought that if I had even one drink I would end up like my parents – so I…
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