Pera's alcohol abuse has led him into fights, gangs, jail, and getting caught for drunk driving.
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"Fighting, doing a lot of drinking and that, and I actually hit rock bottom. I wanted to harm myself, you know, just hurting myself through alcohol."End Quote
"We were always scared of him cos he was always drunk. He made us scared."End Quote
"I could have killed someone. Getting behind a wheel and I thought nah thats enough, I don’t want to do that. I don't want to hurt anyone else. "End Quote
"I wanna last a lot longer cause I have mokos now. My mokos mean a lot to me. And I just love them a lot. And I never want them to see me drunk. It is a better thing for our —my —family that I’ve actually stopped drinking."End Quote