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Backing a Winner

Updated: February 21, 2012, 5:33 PM ET
By Claire Novak

ARCADIA, Calif. -- How did Bob Fletcher come to dedicate his life to a nonprofit called the Winner's Foundation? Here's a simple answer: He was too scared to go anywhere else.

"Without the Winner's Foundation, I don't know if I would have stayed clean," he said. "I really don't think so. It's just a wonderful haven for someone struggling with addictions. It was the safest place I knew."

Twenty-one years ago on the 15th of February, a co-worker took Fletcher -- who worked ...

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