The Buchtelite

The struggle of addiction

Author David Sheff speaks to audience about his son's addiction.

By Baylee Diedrich, Writer

October 14, 2015

Addiction, abuse, struggle, and willpower are all words that author David Sheff knows very well. “Beautiful Boy” author and father, David Sheff, talks about his oldest son, Nick, and his alcohol and drug addiction that lasted for 10 years. On Oct. 13, Sheff visited E.J. Thomas  to talk and ...

Author of “Beautiful Boy” to speak at UA

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

October 12, 2015

Addiction is an ongoing tragedy throughout the world; it can shake up someone’s life and take a toll on family and friends. David Sheff, author of “Beautiful Boy,” has first hand experience with seeing someone he loves transform into an addict. Sheff’s son, Nick, struggled with a crystal meth addiction...