From the February 2018 magazine.

When misfortune falls

At 26 years sober, a member in Florida finds himself in a homeless shelter. Yet he never forgets his primary purpose

Sometimes, when alcoholics become homeless, they will sober up, find a place to stay and go on to achieve long-term sobriety.

My story is a little different. I got it backwards. I lost my personal condominium in a foreclosure and I became homeless after 26 years of sobriety.

-- Bill W.

Homestead, Florida, USA

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