Clearwater, FL – Gordon Weinand, a graduate of the first Narconon drug rehab program delivered in an Arizona state prison in 1966, celebrates Narconon’s 47th Anniversary and his 47th year of living drug free.

“Narconon’s 47th anniversary tribute would not be complete without sharing some of the story of its unique founder and my best friend, William Benitez,” says Weinand

Benitez tells of his struggles to get clean and his search for a successful recovery 47 years ago that is still relevant to the millions who are still searching for answers today.  He started smoking post when he was 13 and went on to injecting opium and other drugs when he was about fifteen.

“… I carried the monkey for about eighteen years, and it cost me thirteen calendar years of being locked up. In addition to doing time in the Marines, I did a Federal prison term and also was convicted three times in Arizona state courts,” said Benitez. n Continue reading http://www.prweb.com/releases/Narconon-Program/Drug-Rehab/prweb10577409.htm