My Father's Son
This dramatic program presents a vivid and powerful portrayal of the effects of alcoholism on the family, as it follows the son of an alcoholic trying to lead a normal life amidst the chaos of a dysfunctional family. This classic presentation illustrates how chemical dependency can be transmitted from one generation to the next. It also dramatizes some of the most common behaviors exhibited by family members living with an alcoholic.
It raises critical questions for all families "under the influence" and concludes with the hope that this devastating generational legacy can be confronted and interrupted. It also creates awareness for children of alcoholics of their higher susceptibility to chemical addiction.