A Message from your disease… Dear Addict, allow me to introduce myself… I am…. The disease Of addiction. I am cunning, baffling, and powerful! I have killed millions, and I am pleased. More than you hate me, I hate all of you who have A 12 Step Program. Your program, Your meetings, Your Higher Power, all of these things… weaken me, and I cannot function in the manner I am accustomed to…. Excerpts from a letter by: Kelly’s disease. Age 19. We hope you will enjoy this bookmark. Thank You for attending… “The Gift of Recovery” 2006 Holiday Reception. Hosted by… “The 24 Group, Inc.” To learn more about our foundation’s mission, please visit: www.The24Group.org “A Message From Your Disease” was composed by one of the adolescents known to our Foundation.