Falling for Laurie, a model, in 1985 finally paved the road to sobriety. When they met, "I really didn't know who he was," she says. "I used to get him mixed up with John Mellencamp." She adds, "He was really interested in having children, but he had to stop doing what he was doing. Otherwise, I wouldn't have stayed." They had Zack right off the bat, Money joined a 12-step program, and the couple married in 1989. These days, there's a Volvo in the driveway instead of a limo. He'll cancel a concert to attend one of the kids' ballet recitals. Sometimes the whole family joins him on the road, where he sings his old hits as well as selections from his latest album, Love and Money. His greatest excitement now is zipping around the neighborhood, where he has been flagged twice for speeding. "They caught me doing 37 in a 25-mile-per-hour zone," he says. "Now I have to stop the tour on one Saturday in July so I can do this damn traffic school. Can you believe it?"
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