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02/14/2018

Jimmy John's - Billy Brownlee

"I was in denial of a lot of things, but the hardest thing was realizing I had a problem. It took over a year of treatment for me to come to grips with that and to learn how to deal with it. It was challenging for me, but I made it. Now I have to give back. I took a lot from this community, with my addiction, and it’s time to give back. I’m a survivor, it’s not about me anymore, it’s about what I can do to help others. There’s people here that are hired in recovery of addictions. It’s a journey and these people have questions, and I have a lot of answers. So I’m grateful for the opportunity to help someone else. Believe in yourself. Don’t give up. Know that things won’t always go the best for you. Continue to stay positive, and understand that life has its challenges.”
 
-Billy Brownlee, General Manager, Minneapolis, MN #1623