Former-drug addicts and recovering alcoholics had a royal audience to hear their harrowing stories today when Princess Anne visited Bristol.
She was endorsing the work of the Addiction Recovery Agency - a charity that's marking 25 years of helping thousands of people with drink, drug and gambling problems. Many say without it, they wouldn't be alive today. Richard Payne heard one woman's story.
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