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.
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