Positive Thanksgiving Story: Homeless Man Overcomes Alcohol - Sober 3-years and Calls Murfreesboro Home

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The homeless population is increasing greatly in Murfreesboro. The Murfreesboro Homeless Task Force meets on the Third Thursday of each month in room 218 of the City Hall.

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During this holiday season, many residents are facing a struggle with alcohol addiction. We spoke to one local resident who was living in Georgia about three years ago when he hit what he called “Bottom.” Perhaps his story can help you or a loved one this Thanksgiving...

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That was Salvation Army Family Store Manager Mark Sheridan. He told us that when he hit bottom in 2010, he was homeless.

As you have probably seen around Rutherford County, the Salvation Army is in the midst of their annual kettle campaign. The campaign helps to raise money to support programs that help out local residents on a daily basis. Residents like Mark, who runs the local Salvation Army store at 125 S. Front Street in Murfreesboro.

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Hear the entire interview by Scott Walker below:

Guest on Interview:  

Salvation Army Lt. Monica Seiler
Salvation Army Family Store Manager Mark Sheridan 

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Additional Resources to Quit Drinking

Cumberland Heights in Smyrna, TN

Branches Recovery, Murfreesboro, TN

New Vision Baptist "Integrity House"

AA of Middle Tennessee 

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