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Published June 2014.

Like a Duckling

At his first meeting, he was just about to leave before going in, when someone stopped him

After 33 years of conducting the same drinking experiments, but expecting difference results, I found myself reluctantly entering the side door of a church with the sign, "Friends Of Bill W. meet here."

Confused, I look at the piece of paper on which I had scribbled the address my soon-to-be-sponsor had given me. I wonderd who Bill W. was as I stood off to the side, preparing to bolt.

-- Matt S.

Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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