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Published August 2011.

Web Exclusive: Acceptance is the Answer

In "Getting Past the Denial," a woman sees her best friend get sober, and can no longer pretend that her drinking isn't a problem

In this and other stories this week, we read about how members came to accept that they had a problem with alcohol and as a result were able to get sober.

In "A Mother and Her Son," a woman accepts that she is powerless over her son's alcoholism. In another story, a man spends a couple of years coming in and out of the rooms until one night Quebec, he places a call to the local AA offices.

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