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Timeline: Moments in Sobriety

A brief history of America's fixation on getting sober.

Thursday, December 01, 2011

March 2011
The Fix, an upscale sober-lifestyle website, is launched.

July 2011
Amy Winehouse dies after drinking what doctors estimate was the equivalent of 15 shots of vodka in an hour.

October 2011
Major League Baseball VP Joe Torre announces he is considering banning alcohol from big-league clubhouses after reports surface that some Red Sox players drank beer during the team's historic September flameout.

October 2011
Occupy Wall Street bans alcohol and drug use in Liberty Plaza.

Left: Tributes to Amy Winehouse left outside the singer's London home.

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