For eight years he talked to no one more than his attorney, Joe Hayden.
"He'd never give you, 'It's a good day,'" Williams said. "And how could it be? Everything was half empty."
On his best days, Williams knows brighter times are finally on the horizon.
They're just not here yet.
"I'll say life is simpler," he said. "I'll let you know when it's good."
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