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As his life spiraled downward, he spoke to a friend who was a recovering alcoholic.
If Palm Beach County's experience can provide evidence of a suitable return on the expense of promotional dollars, this could help convince other municipalities of the wisdom of restoring program education budgets, which as a trend have spiraled downward in recent years.
In the Fariala case, the media focused on a weeping mother who was portrayed as "compassionate," "a gentle woman with a heart of gold whose life spiraled downward after her child became ill.
Caption(s): Shares of MSO have spiraled downward since Martha Stewart's recent release from prison.
Her father died when she was just four months old--rumored to have committed suicide--and her mother remarried, only to have that marriage unravel as her new husband spiraled downward into alcoholism.