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DON'T CRY FOR ME: SMILE! (by STEVE C.)
I HAVE been blessed to become sober on Nov. 6, 1996, while in an Oklahoma prison. I became blind in September 1997, while I was in prison, after a...
Sidelined by remorse (by J.M.)
One thing I have learned in AA is that an event that seems insignificant at the time can have monumental effects later. Nothing, it seems, is quite...
Dear Grapevine
I wish my family could have found this wonderful program, like the one in "A Family Affair" (August 2010). My brother died from liver failure and my...
28 years (by JIM N.)
FORTY-FOUR years old and sober for 28 years. So I would not become too egotistical about this accomplishment, God revealed another person about the...
Disciplinary measures (by JOHNNY L.)
ONE of the most important things I have learned from my sponsors is discipline. Without it, I would slowly but surely revert back to my old ways or...
LEAVING SOBER! (by CARLA D.)
AFTER 34 years of progressive drinking, my last year-and-a-half was solely focused on my addiction. Daily around 2 P.M. I would race to the bathroom...
WHITE-KNUCKLE WEDDING (by LIZ P.)
SO this weekend was strange. Some good; some bad. My boyfriend was officiating at a wedding ceremony and I was invited as a guest of the reverend....