Celebrities who battled addiction and won

Published: May 15 2012 05:25:08 PM EDT   Updated On: Jan 31 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

While the world of celebrities is filled with stories of those who lost their battles against addiction, not all celebrity addictions have an unhappy ending. Here's a look at some stars who have fought addictions and won.

celebs battled addiction - Drew Barrymore
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By her own admission, Drew Barrymore had begun drinking and smoking cigarettes by the age of 9, smoked marijuana at 10 and started using cocaine at 12. It took two stints in rehab in her early teens before she found sobriety.

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