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Episode 135 – MaryAnne

Season 9, Episode 9

Maryanne Season 9 Ep 10 135 b

MaryAnne
Age: 40
Location: Utah
Addicted to: Alcohol (Vodka)
What’s Memorable: All the pain and loss she’s experienced. The shocking physical toll that alcohol has taken on her.

Official synopsis:  After the tragic and shocking loss of her two young children years ago, Maryanne turned to alcohol to cope with the pain. Today Maryanne is the mother of three, but her inability to stay sober has jeopardized the safety of her children. She’s lost custody of two and lives in squalor with her youngest daughter. Maryanne needs an intervention before her tragic streak continues.

Original Air Date: February 2011
Interventionist: Jeff

Categories: Alcohol, Jeff, Most Tragic Episodes, Season 9, Traumatic Incident

Discussion

3 Responses to “Episode 135 – MaryAnne”

  1. I just re-watched this episode. If you can’t feel for Maryanne, you must be missing a core part of being human. To lose a child is something nobody should know, but to lose two children, as children, at two separate times… horrible. I’ll never forget what she said about how it’s what nightmares are made of, that you can’t make a movie that scary. I don’t wanna sound like I support her descent into addiction, but I can’t really blame her. She, by all accounts, was a great mom, and of all people didn’t deserve the pain she went through.

    Posted by crystal | January 28, 2015, 7:43 am
  2. Amen, I can’t imagine losing two. Definitely explains the alcohol.

    Posted by CC | February 19, 2017, 8:05 am
  3. Any idea of she was able to stay sober? My heart broke for her.

    Posted by Erin | April 5, 2018, 5:21 pm

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