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A night working at the sandwich shop kicked his sobriety into high gear
I was 23 years old and about 5 months sober. After I stumbled back into AA, my friend who knew I was in desperate need of help, assigned a sponsor to me.
I was so shell-shocked from my last run that I just accepted it, and before I knew it, I was into the Steps with this guy, Danny. All of it was kind of a blur. Danny had me come to his house on Tuesday afternoons after he got off work so we could sit down and read the Big Book together.
I'd had to sell my car to get money for a retainer for a lawyer. Danny wasn't the kind of sponsor that offered to come pick me up and give...
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