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Back on the Path
After a relapse, he was able to rebuild his life with AA
There was insanity in my household growing up. I was the fifth of six kids and the youngest of the four boys. There was alcoholism, addiction and crime in my home environment, primarily the result of much older siblings.
I was raised in an atmosphere of switchblades, gravity knives, brass knuckles, handguns, drug paraphernalia, drunkenness, rage and aggression. Emergency vehicles were frequent visitors to my home with sirens blaring. My own solution as a very young boy was hiding in fear, isolation and loneliness. I tended to be a friendless confused little boy. By junior high, I...
A Room for My Heart
A woman finds a new home group after moving to a new town
God Doesn't Create Junk
She had to give up perfectionism and learn to value herself
Peaks and Valleys
He stayed sober despite life's many challenges
A Pillar of AA
His Higher Power showed him what it meant to be of service in a humble way