From the March 2018 magazine.

Breaking the chain

About 20 years ago, my AA friend Frank said he’d like to start a new meeting on Wednesday nights here in the Bronx. So we checked to make sure there were no other meetings nearby, because we didn’t want to affect any other groups.

I asked him if he wanted a hand and he said yes. Frank had an appointment with the priest over at the rectory to show us a room, so I went with him. We started the meeting with about half a dozen members. We all seemed to mean business about staying sober and helping others.

-- Mickey M.

Bronx, New York, USA

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