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An Ol' Country Gal
You never know who will carry the message for you
I am glad that at my first meeting, I heard a woman from Al-Anon speak. She told the story of a man exactly like me and how he was lost in alcoholism and then recovered and lived out a wonderful life and died sober.
I remember feeling there was a laser beam from that ol' country gal's lips to my heart. On the way home, I heard a Beatles song come on the radio. I sang my heart out because I knew I'd be all right.
Up until that day, I'd spent months trying to come up with a plan to stop drinking for one day. But the more grandiose the plan, the sooner I drank and after 6 months...
-- Brian D.
My Hampshire Grenadier
Reading his college alumni magazine, he came across a notice that would change the course of his life
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The Final Four Days
With his wife out of town, he settled into a binge. He didn't know it was his last
The Sipping Saint
She had thought that good works alone could relieve her of alcoholism