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Later in Life
She thought she was different from others, but came to see that she was just a garden variety alcoholic
When I sobered up at the age of 51, I certainly didn't think of it as later in life. Had I been asked, I would have probably said, somewhat illogically, that 51 was more or less the midpoint of life. That wasn't impossible as I did have an ancestor who had lived to be over 100, but it wasn't likely. Nor at my present age of 75, do I really want to live another quarter of a century.
I finally claimed my chair at the tables of Alcoholics Anonymous after 18 years of bouncing in and out of the rooms. I've always been the youngest—in my family and among my friends. I got a late start...
-- Betty L.
Home Group at Rio Rancho
For years, he jumped from meeting to meeting until he learned the value of a place called home
Now that's he sober, he's counting the days of his life, not the days until his death
An AA looks at the issue of feedback and crosstalk in meetings
Thoughts on the Traditions
An AA wonders if we are welcoming enough to newcomers