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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 day I entered the treatment facility, it was not to get sober. Drinking was not my problem, my wife was my problem. What I needed them to do was to fix my wife so she wouldn't kick me out of our 38-year marriage. It shows how little I knew of my disease in those first days and weeks of treatment, and also how glad I am that they had in-house AA meetings.
Exactly one week before that first day, my wife had left town to visit her mother as she had done numerous times before. And as usual, I had already planned for the four days she would be gone. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and...
-- Joe S.
Winston Salem, North Carolina
My Hampshire Grenadier
Reading his college alumni magazine, he came across a notice that would change the course of his life
A Life Worth Living
Even as he battles cancer, he feels grateful for the life he receives in sobriety
An Ol' Country Gal
You never know who will carry the message for you
The Sipping Saint
She had thought that good works alone could relieve her of alcoholism