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    ABC news anchor anchor Elizabeth Vargas is coming clean about her addiction to alcohol in a new memoir BETWEEN BREATHS: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction. She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about how she dealt with her addiction and much more. “I suffered with anxiety and panic attacks all my life. Like millions […]

Sybil Wilkes talks with ABC news anchor Elizabeth Vargas about her new memoir BETWEEN BREATHS: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction. Vargas on there being no “typical” representation of alcoholism: “People think that if you’re an alcoholic you must be the guy living under the bridge, doesn’t have a job, wearing the raincoat, looks terrible, always […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas has returned to a recovery center to be treated for alcohol dependency, she and the network said Sunday. The “20/20” co-anchor said in an emailed statement that she checked into a treatment facility this weekend while on vacation. “As so many other recovering alcoholics know, overcoming […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas is in treatment for alcohol dependency. Vargas and the network confirmed Wednesday a New York Daily News story about her treatment. Vargas, who is 51 and married to singer-songwriter Marc Cohn, is anchor of the newsmagazine “20/20” and last appeared on the network in October. Vargas […]