This I Believe. Mrs. Marty Mann is the Executive Director of the National Committee on Alcoholism, which has, as its purpose, the education of the public on this disease. Mrs. Mann has had a varied career, as a former magazine editor, art critic, photographer, and hotel manager. Her work has taken her to far corners of the world, and her beliefs are founded on many experiences, not all of them pleasant.
I am an alcoholic—one of the fortunate ones who found the road to recovery. That was thirteen years ago, but I haven’t forgotten. I remember what it was like to be hopelessly in the grip of the vicious disease of alcoholism, not knowing