We are constantly filled with stories of celebrity drinking and drug use.

Teensavers likes to look at the other side of the coin, in this latest edition of stars of sobriety.

John Larroquette has quite an accomplished career as an actor on the small screen and on Broadway.

Perhaps a bigger accomplishment is his sobriety. 30-years ago Larroquette had had enough with the drinking and drug use.

He shared a story recently with attendees of an event at the Arapahoe House in Denver, Colorado.

Making the decision to forgo the bottle chose to be a wise one.

A cleaned up Larroquette would go on to star in one of the most popular sitcoms of the 80’s, Night Court. He would also win five Emmy Awards.

And while there may be a mantle that those trophies sit atop, his most cherished possession may be his strength and courage to put down the bottle.

He told the crowd that the he got sober the same day as his father’s birthday.

He marveled at the coincidence.

Then he shared that his father died of alcoholism.

And spoke of how that would be a coincidence he would fight to avoid.

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