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The Work of the Soul
Ultimately, her alcoholism led her to a better life
Ten years ago sometime around the 9/11 terrorist attack, I called the AA Hotline in Atlanta, Ga., and got quick advice to go to an AA meeting as soon as I could. They directed me to a group in a place called Clarkston, about 20 miles northeast of the downtown area. No one was in my life at that time and I felt very much alone in my world. I knew about the 9/11 event but felt disconnected from all that was going on ... lost in an inebriated abyss.
By some miracle I made it to Clarkston that night and Frank H., an old timer, sat next to me and told me "welcome" and that I should just...
Dear Old Dad
After getting sober, he showed his father the same compassion he would any suffering alcoholic
A Living Hell
He no longer has to live that way
The Best Is Yet To Come
Grateful even in the face of life's trials and tribulations
The Light in Their Eyes
A member reflects on the joys of sharing his recovery