It is the fifth time in 20 minutes that Christopher Kennedy Lawford (ex-Charlie Brent, All My Children) has called. Often it is to speak about addiction and the road back. Then one day, I knew it had to stop." Like any addict, Lawford knows it is easy to go back. I wrote letters talking about the book and asked for participation. Others did not respond." Those that agreed found themselves doing hours of one-on-one interviews with Lawford.He is doing an interview on his way to the airport. This time he is on a book tour for his recent tome, Moments of Clarity. "I really have to stay away from everything." I was at my mom's one day right after I was sober." Mom is the late Patricia Kennedy Lawford. I was stunned how many people I had never met wanted to be part of the project. "It was very important to me that I spend lots of one-on-one time with them.
I didn't really realize I was doing that at the time but I did the one person in the world I didn't want to call, a relative of mine who I had competed with my whole life, and I said tell me what to do and he told me what to do,’ he said without naming which relative provided relief.Patrick, who is the son of the late Senator Ted Kennedy, will be two years sober next month meaning that his last relapse was right around the time that he finished his term as the Representative for Rhode Island.