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Web Exclusive: The Apple Falls from the Tree
The science of gravity helped this newcomer believe in a power greater than herself
"You can't see, touch or feel gravity but if you believe in it."
When I was drinking, I loved to get a bunch of us drunks riled up about the fact there was no God. Being an atheist, I loved challenging religious people to prove there was a God. They had no tangible proof, unlike the evidence of evolution. The debate was always good for a few hours of fired up conversation.
Then came the day I was summoned to attend four AA meetings per week. I came to your meetings, though I was totally clueless about the disease of alcoholism. I had a nursing degree but must have missed that part on alcoholism.
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