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"Whatever . . . we do in life can be creative"

From the September 1999 issue of The Christian Science Journal

In the late 1960s, Peter Link played the lead in the protest musical Hair on Broadway. During the day, he could be seen in a leading role in CBS's then number one soap opera As The World Turns. Now, he is a well established composer and lyricist who produces songs and records in the studio he owns on 42nd Street, New York. Peter received the New York Critics' Drama Desk Award for his musical Salvation, has twice been nominated for Tony Awards, and has a two-million-selling Gold Record to his credit. On Sunday mornings he teaches Sunday School in the city. But it hasn't always been this way for him.

"This relationship
[with God] takes
the pressure off."

In the 1970s, although enjoying a successful career, Peter Link searched desperately for "some kind of truth" through the world of drugs. "I learned some things," he said, "but most of all I learned that that is not the way. Through prayer, I was completely healed of a ten-year addiction, and I have never looked back.

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