My Sober Story: Faith Anne Broache

by | Dec 30, 2021

Most people don’t take a drink envisioning themselves six months down the road a full blown alcoholic. Most people don’t take a brief detour from booze thinking it’ll be a new way of life, either. However, these things happen. Faith Anne Broache is an amazing local artist, a resident tattoo artist at Unkindness Art, and a shining example of this frame of thought. After taking a break from alcohol out of solidarity for another, Faith saw how the temporary change affected her life and those around her, ultimately paving the road for loved ones to stop drinking too.

Interviews conducted by Ryan Kent
Direction and edit by R. Anthony Harris @majormajor_____
Camera by Joey Wharton @joey_wharton
Sound by John Reinhold @thereinholder
Additional edit by Todd Raviotta @naturalsciencetrav
Production by Wharton Major 2021

Ryan Kent

Ryan Kent

Ryan Kent is the author of the collections, Poems For Dead People, This Is Why I Am Insane, Hit Me When I'm Pretty, and Everything Is On Fire: Selected Poems 2014-2021. He has also co-authored the poetry collections, Tomorrow Ruined Today, and Some Of Us Love You (both with Brett Lloyd). His spoken word record, Dying Comes With Age, will be released by Rare Bird Books in 2022. Ryan is a staff writer for RVA Magazine and maintains a pack a day habit. (photo by D. Randall Blythe)




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