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Just the Facts
The first 164 pages contained all the solutions she needed
Today, I can admit that my mind was quite foggy when I first tried reading the Big Book. I remember at meetings complaining frequently about the punctuation, the antiquated language, the repetition and that jaywalker story just didn't make much sense to me! I felt strongly that it needed a serious re-write and that I could probably help with that. And then I began to read it. Not like a novel, from cover-to-cover; but rather as it was intended to be read when written, as a design for living.
I didn't understand the physicality of the disease of alcoholism. I just fell drunk. It...
-- Sherry S.
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Many Years, Many Gifts
A former area delegate discusses how working the Steps changed his life
Pitfalls in Early Sobriety
A member with 120 days describes some of the things that proved difficult
An AA shares his thoughts on sobriety after going to a local Round-up