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Published November 2018.

"You Are Most Likely An Alcoholic"

A letter she wrote to herself went unheeded, but seven years later, she saved her life in AA

When I was a struggling 19 year old community college student, still living at home, still completely lost and unsure and suffering after yet another night of too much drinking with too many strangers who cared too little, I wrote myself a letter. It started: “Dear Sarah, First of all, you are most likely an alcoholic.” 

If only I had believed it enough to stop then.

-- Sarah W.

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