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Published May 2012.

A Tale of Two Pennies

A member of AA contrasts what it is like now and what it was like then

Two weeks before my fourth AA anniversary, I was sitting on my back patio reading my morning meditations. When I finished, I lifted my books up to put them away and found a penny on the table that I hadn't noticed when I started.

I left to attend my morning meeting then headed off to work. After being at work for a while I stepped outside for a break and there on the ground was another penny.

-- Jill F.

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