The man who came in from the cold: a story of one Chicago man’s redemption
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Eugene Burnett spent many years hanging out and drinking in front of this liquor store on Madison Street. | Mark Brown / Sun-Times

‘Sometimes, you have to hit rock bottom before you can pull yourself out,’ says Eugene Burnett, who spent years getting drunk on the street before he finally sought help. Eugene Burnett hit rock bottom in the winter of 2018.

He’d been headed in that direction a long time.

Burnett’s drinking already had cost him several jobs, cost him relationships with his...

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