From the August 1995 magazine.

Your Move

The Ladies in Omaha

Responses from readers on the topic of "AA in Unexpected Places"

I am a single mother and an alcoholic. My daughter, who was born while I was still drinking, had a congenital heart condition. The doctors let me know that she would need open heart surgery at the age of four to five years.

In September 1994, I took my daughter to Omaha, Nebraska for her stay in the hospital and the surgery. At this time I was only nine months sober. As things progressed, I was terrified that she might not be with me after the operation. I was scared and alone in an unknown town, but in...

-- Aneta T.

North Platte, Nebraska