Family Addiction Research Paper

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“Addiction And Its Effect On The Family Unit”

THIS PLAY IS DEDICATED TO, INSPIRED BY

TRISCA JACKSON

CHARACTERS:
Grandmother: Sally Ann Johnson
Single Mother: Terry Johnson
Four children:
1. Malik Johnson 2. Sumona Johnson 3. Belinda Johnson 4. Terry Johnson
Children’s Father: Billy “Pipe” Henderson
Children’s Step Father: Michael LaForte
Beth Calhoun: School Counselor
MUSIC
CURTAIN RISING
ENTRANCE OF MC (MASTER OR MISTRESS OF CEREMONY)
MC:
Good evening ladies and gentlemen. My name is ____________ and it is my pleasure and honor to welcome you to this play “Addiction and Its Effect on the Family Unit”. I will be your (Master or Mistress of Ceremony). Addiction is a disease that affects not only the individual but
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Malik: Mommy, why are you so nervous? It is just a meeting. You have been here a million times.
Sumona: Belinda and Terry hurry up there is other people that need to use the bathroom also.
Grandmother: Terry, when you have a minute come to my room. I need to see you before we leave to go to the meeting.
Terry: Coming mom.
TERRY ENTERS HER MOTHERS ROOM AND IS SHOCKED WITH WHAT HER MOTHER HAS FOR HER
Terry: Mom, are those flowers for me?
Grandmother: Yes, honey they are for you. I just wanted to give them to you before the meeting and let you know how very proud I am of you and wish your father could have lived to see this day. He died while you were still living.
Terry: (Getting emotional with teary eyes) Yes, mom I miss daddy too.
Grandmother: Terry, I have watched you blossom from the person you use to be to the beautiful woman you are today.
Terry: Mom, you don’t know how good it feels to know that your family loves you
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