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The Fellowship in Eastern Europe
A member is grateful for the plenitude of meetings at home after a trip abroad
I need to empty my heart out.
This past May, I took a trip to the northeast part of Slovakia. As I have done with each trip I have taken since I got sober, I inquired about meetings there. I learned that there were very few AA meetings in that Eastern European country from a lovely woman named Michaela, whom I had first met at the International Convention in Minneapolis in 2000. At that time, she told me there were 15 meetings, all in the capital city of Bratislava.
I met her again in San Antonio in 2010 at a meeting in the convention hall about the problems of growing AA in...
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