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Truth be told

Mary Gauthier doesn't shy away from her past

By Scott Alarik
Globe Correspondent / October 7, 2005

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Mary Gauthier's sad, hard road to country-folk stardom is becoming the stuff of Nashville lore. From the age of 15, the Louisiana-born songwriter battled alcoholism and drug addiction, roaming the streets of strange town after strange town. She was in and out of detox and jail, until she landed in Boston, opened the Cajun-chic Dixie Kitchen restaurant, and finally got ... (Full article: 820 words)

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