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Elton John Opens Up About Being Sober For 29 Years And Inspires His Fans To Share Their Stories

Elton John has a lot to celebrate. He’s an award-winning singer who’s reached icon status. The recently released biopic about his life,Rocketman,is a hit. Also the singer/songwriter is celebrating 29 years sober.

Elton John tweeted about his sobriety on July 29 and shared a photo of his Alcoholics Anonymous chip.

Along with the photo of his AA chip, Elton John shared a heartfelt message with his fans. He wrote:

“29 years ago today, I was a broken man. I finally summoned up the courage to say 3 words that would change my life: I need help. Thank you to all the selfless people who have helped me on my journey through sobriety. I am eternally grateful. Elton xo”

John’s struggles with substance abuse are well documented inRocketman.

“The life I was leadingflying on [his private plane] the Starship, living in beautiful houses, buying things left, right and centerit was not a normal life, not the sort of life I came from anyway, John told Variety.

 

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A post shared by Elton John (@eltonjohn) on May 31, 2018 at 8:06am PDT

I lost complete touch with that.

 

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A post shared by Elton John (@eltonjohn) on Jan 13, 2019 at 7:13am PST

John’s fans are voicing their support and thanking him for being an inspiration.

“The world is a better place because you are in it.”

“Thank you for being an inspiration for me to get sober.”

“You are a legend.”

John has inspired people in so many ways, thanks to his music and his honesty about overcoming his struggles.

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