From the December 2015 magazine. First printed in December 1998.

Did You Hear About Sally?

A coworker showing up at his AA meeting opens the door to concerns about anonymity

TRADITION TWELVE: Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding us
to place principles before personalities

Hi, my name is Mickey and I’m an alcoholic.” I had no sooner spoken these words at a meeting of my home group then I looked out at the people seated in the room and recognized a new woman.

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