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Names in the News: Former Addict Finds New Life

Former Mokena resident Tommy Connolly spent 28 years of his life in a drunken haze, but now several years sober, his acting and comedy career taking off, Connolly tries to help other through his book.

Names in the News: Former Addict Finds New Life

After 28 years of battling addiction, former Mokena resident Tommy Connolly has a fresh take on life—a sober one. 

At the age of 17, Connolly said he was a full-blown addict, and it only worsened through his adulthood. Then, one day at the age of 41, Connolly said he had a moment of clarity—and has been sober ever since.

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