But by making his entreaty public, he's done a brave and beautiful thing.
If you've ever had a friend or a family member hooked on self-destructive behavior, you're painfully familiar with that particular sort of powerlessness.
I have nothing more to prove.
Nick Hawk makes it clear that he's leaving all of that behind.
He's opened up the possibility that he might get through to somebody else.
Then it was really time to rap.