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After being asked to speak, he was uninvited when members objected to his way of working the program

One would think that after over 50 years sober in AA, I would have encountered everything possible. I have either done it, seen it done, or had it done to me.

Well, not too long ago, I received a call from another state some distance from my home in Virginia. The caller introduced himself, explained where he got my name and phone number and asked if I would be willing to drive there to speak at an anniversary meeting.

After some discussion, I agreed that I would be willing to make the trip.

It seemed like an easy venture. I would get one of my AA friends to travel with... Login to read more
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