My Name Was Bette:
    THE  LIFE  AND  DEATH  OF  AN  ALCOHOLIC
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  produced by Sherri VandenAkker & Josh Hays

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My Name Was Bette:  The Life and Death of an Alcoholic is a shocking and moving film about women’s alcoholism.  The film chronicles the progression of the disease in Bette VandenAkker — a nurse, wife, and mother —who died in the fall of 2007.  Filmmakers Sherri L. VandenAkker (Bette’s daughter) and Josh WE Hays employ interviews, family photographs, medical records, and court documents to provide a personal and detailed look at the physical, emotional, and mental toll of alcoholism.  The film also offers hope to those affected by the disease who seek to heal their pain and strained relationships