Alex Wyse, 26, stands outside his transitional living house, the East Bay Community Recovery Project,  in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, March 16, 2013.
Alex Wyse, 26, stands outside his transitional living house, the East Bay Community Recovery Project, in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, March 16, 2013. Wyse is in training to compete in the Oakland Marathon. Part of his body was paralyzed due to the effects of drinking and kidney failure. He said he has been clean for seven months and after a recent blood test his kidney and liver are fully recovered. (Dan Rosenstrauch/Staff)