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Before and After
Until he came into AA, you couldn't trust him with a bag of marbles
I'm an alcoholic; my problem is John. Back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, I started out as a child. My father was of French ancestry and my mother was of German ancestry. Which made for an interesting combination.
I remember my birth. I remember movement. The bright lights of the delivery room. I remember when the doctor hit my bottom.
That was when I knew that pain was the answer to life. Ever since that moment, I gave pain to everyone I met. I was a bad person. I wasn't popular in school because I was mean, nasty, wicked and evil. I was a rebel without a clue.
-- —John N.
Tools for Today
The phone has been an important part of AA for decades … but sometimes it's time for an upgrade
Thoughts On General Service
The hand of AA was there before he went to a meeting when he first reached out for help
A Willing Woman
It was willingness that helped her find purpose in life
Love and Family
A picture of his grandson was his spiritual awakening