From the December 2017 magazine.

A priceless cut

You never know when you might save a life between a shampoo and a blow-dry

When I was sober for five years, my friends took up a collection and bought me a gold AA charm for my birthday. I have worn it on a chain around my neck almost every day since then.

To me, my necklace is magical. I never know how the day might unfold when I leave the house. Over the years, I’ve learned to pay attention and trust where my AA charm and my Higher Power might lead me.

-- Carol P.

San Francisco, California, USA

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