Published July 2017.

The Visitor

After five years of sharing recovery through the mail, the day had come to meet face-to-face

It’s humbling to admit that prison saved my life. Every day of sobriety that has been given to me has occurred behind these walls. AA is responsible for this miracle.

Trusting the Twelve Step process was not easy for me. My false ego and defiant attitude fought the solution for half of my 21 years of continuous incarceration here. Finally despair and humiliation broke my self-will into shards of hopelessness and I cried out and asked for help.

-- Dan S.

Soledad, California, USA

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