Stunning Memoir

A Stunning Memoir about Recovery from Addiction. Author Christopher Keeley offers hope for drug addicts to get clean, to start over, and have a wonderful life Washington, DC. 02.08.2007, Addiction to drugs is like a lover that you crave for, the more you give in to it, the harder it is to let go. This unhealthy obsession can cause horrible consequences, not only to yourself, but also to …

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Photographic Memories

In his book about former addicts, Glover Park photographer Chris Keeley sees his own troubled past. By Louis Jacobson. The first of the 51 narratives in the book Addict: Out of the Dark and Into the Light tells the harrowing yet inspiring life story of Trayceous Klein of Reno, Nev. Matter-of-factly, Klein tells her interviewer how she had begun to drink and pop pills by age 11. Klein later ran

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Thank You

Thank you!, February 22, 2008. By Dan G. (Washington, DC). This review is from: Paradise Life (Paperback). This book gives a great view into the changes a person’s life can undergo when he gets clean and dedicates his energy to helping others. Reading the stories from Africa and DC in his youth and then the later stories taken from his meditative trips to the Catskills and to Greece, it’s remarkable that he made …

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Addict

I wanted to get the message out that any addict could get clean; stop using drugs and find a new way to live. Most every one was enthusiastic. I asked them to share about the horrors of their life and how wonderful their lives are today. In the spirit of recovery each contributor exemplified this selfless effort of helping other addicts find and achieve recovery. Each participant responded because …

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References from NAYMZ

Decent person and great photographer. Integrity, punctual, honest and works well with others. – hope millington (1/17/10).

Chris is an excellent photographer and a fabulous human being! I am proud to know him! – Cheryl Casteen (1/17/10).

The creativity that seemingly is unending always places Chris at the heart of any project he undertakes. Although a natural born …

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Portraits of Sifnos

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Addict

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Recovery Revolution

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Stunning Memoir

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dark shadow side

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Paradise Life

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POWERLESS HOMELESS

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Amazing story

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Amazing story

Amazing story of a miraculous transformation, October 16, 2010. By Adam K. This review is from: Paradise Life (Paperback). This book is an amazing story of a hopeless drug addict transformed to a loving and compassionate man who truly appreciates the gift of life. First, it is a miracle this guy Keeley is still alive, while entertaining, these are some of the most horrific using stories I’ve ever encountered. …

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dark shadow side

Elizabeth Abalena Rebecca Boleman-Herring. I feel Chris Keeley’s work is important. He, like MLMcC and I, was a “mail artist” in the 60’s and 70’s, until the internet blew all that away. His inheritance was mine: beauty, brains, a cosseted international childhood, a bent for narcissism and multi-media expression, and a dark, dark shadow side. He’s documented every facet, almost every moment, of his life since consciousness, and is a player in the international anti-addiction world/movement. He’s unique:

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Portraits of Sifnos

(The Washington Post) VISUAL ARTS: On Film, Portraits Of Sifnos. By Mary McCoy. Special to The Washington Post, Thursday, October 21, 1993. Photographer Chris Keeley has spent most of his time behind the viewfinder making portraits of people with problems, capturing the life struggles etched in the faces of homeless people, youngsters with emotional problems and drug …

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