Danny Trejo Believes He Would Be in Prison or Dead if He Didn’t Get Sober
Danny Trejo was honored by Los Angeles drug and alcohol treatment center Cri-Help Friday night during its 50th anniversary drive-in celebration at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif.The “Desperado” actor, who has been sober for nearly 53 years, was presented with the inaugural Vanguard Award for his work and advocacy of the recovery community by his filmmaker son, Gilbert Trejo.
“Everything from Aug.
23, 1968 to now is just like a dream,” Danny told Variety, referring to his sobriety date.
“I’ve got nothing to complain about.
I’ve got nothing to fix.”He has been involved with Cri-Help since it first opened.
“You get to see moms who should never be near a kid become soccer moms and drive a minivan,” the actor said.
“You see dads who you’d think would still be in prison coaching little league baseball teams.
Cri-Help is really one of God’s tools.”Driving to Arcadia on a Friday might?
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