How Betty Ford Saved Larry Gatlin's Life
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- Duration 2:17
- Date Jul 10, 2011
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I'm glad you're here today because you know we have lost -- Betty -- we did it and you looks at the Betty Ford and -- saved your life well.
-- believe she did I didn't know her you know.
When she did the Betty -- -- I went to the care unit Orange County California doctor Joseph pursche.
It was a navy.
-- not -- physician who helped with her recovery he -- that recovery in Long Beach.
And then -- in coach Darrell royal and his wife Edith took me.
To the care unit of Orange -- -- we want.
What did you have.
Federally despite a matter what you got on the press the other right now but booze and drugs out -- whiskey vodka cocaine -- it would take me.
To a different place but what and where -- -- she's -- for not just people like yourself but millions across she gave us the not a political cover but the the human being cover.
To come in from the face on it she let us come into the -- she gave us dignity.
And respects she's.
She usually most high profile person to ever seen over the coming -- -- -- -- still God's child rise this issue to thank pat sure.
Sure we're not we're not bad people were sick people.
So and I know that's been used a lot lately well.
Senator wingers -- -- Leo that is pretty -- but.
You know the disease concept at least has been given watered -- credibility you know so she she was wonderful what they -- to pick other we are.
While others -- -- we -- today it's already aren't you are there we -- at the -- president Ford's golf tournament in value.
And we -- saying you're dancing well we sang -- they ask -- -- -- -- You cannot stand.
Houston needs I'm not going to -- what I'm like it's bad people on the ground it out fantasyland.
She was wonderful she wrote on their dealers could have danced on a single song and dance there.
Can't answer -- gas bill this is sitting for -- -- okay you're okay you're not noticeably no not hard.
Because they don't lose we'll -- The talk -- -- -- use art means a done well thank you all Larry -- CO.
-- have -- their -- -- -- coming up Headley I didn't wanna dance with -- I think they are -- we're just talking about job.