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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
"I tried heroin just the once. Even then, I didn't realise I'd taken it. I was just handed something, smoked it, then found out what it was.

"It didn't do anything for me, which was lucky because I wouldn't have fancied heading down that road.

"I did cocaine for about a year around the time of Sergeant Pepper. Coke and maybe some grass to balance it out. I was never completely crazy with cocaine.

"I'd been introduced to it and at first it seemed OK, like anything that's new and stimulating.

And yet pot's not a gateway drug...

He kept looking for a new kind of kick. Article doesn't go into how his depression after the breakup of the Beatles lead to alcoholism.

17 posted on 06/03/2004 1:34:18 AM PDT by weegee (NO BLOOD FOR RATINGS. CNN ignored torture & murder in Saddam's Iraq to keep their Baghdad Bureau.)
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To: weegee
Oops, there it is. Late night post.

"It was difficult to get up in the morning. I was drinking quite a lot, probably having a bit of a nervous breakdown. Looking back, I was in a state of grief. I realise that now. Grief for the end of the Beatles."

21 posted on 06/03/2004 1:56:22 AM PDT by weegee (NO BLOOD FOR RATINGS. CNN ignored torture & murder in Saddam's Iraq to keep their Baghdad Bureau.)
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To: weegee
And yet pot's not a gateway drug...

He kept looking for a new kind of kick. Article doesn't go into how his depression after the breakup of the Beatles lead to alcoholism.

Pot is the gateway to alcohol?

42 posted on 06/03/2004 6:35:17 AM PDT by Know your rights (The modern enlightened liberal doesn't care what you believe as long as you don't really believe it.)
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