From the September 2017 magazine.

Long overdue

Sometimes when we clean house and pay people back, we get a wonderful surprise

My sponsor said, “It can’t be that hard. There must be someone in 50 years who you owe an amends to.”

“No.” I replied. But I knew better. It had been a weight on my heart for over 20 years. I was sure it was no big deal to the person I had wronged. It was only $400 after all. And anyway, he probably had forgotten it long ago, with all his money. Please!

-- Dave R.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

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