From the March 1957 magazine.

Take Four. . .

THROUGH MY self-inflicted alcoholic disease, I have lost a lot. . . I lost respect for everything and everyone, myself included. I lost my family's love for me, my health I was losing fast, and I nearly lost my life.

These are the words I used at a meeting not long after I tried to become a member of AA. I was told at the meeting I could perhaps regain my loss, if I had an honest desire and was willing to take and carry out the Twelve Steps in the program. The things I mentioned might only be lost momentarily.

-- Peter

Fremantle, West Australia

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