June 15, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
Jackie Peoples, center, holds a bonding party at her home where Momma Doris House board members Doris Kenny, far left, Pat Kelley, far right, and Sylvia Johnson, back, experiment with age-defying eye cream. “Since I’ve been sober I’ve cried a lot,” says Peoples. “I’m purging. I’m getting my cleansing. I gave myself permission to cry. I feel that it helps me grow. But them bags are gonna go away sooner or later.”

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