From the May 2019 magazine.

The editor

Almost every group in my Midwest region reads “How It Works”   before every meeting. Having gone to meetings here for more than 36 years, I can’t even imagine how many times I have heard—or read out loud—those words. 

I think it was in my second year that I began to have problems with “How It Works.” It gave us the Twelve Steps of recovery but I didn’t see everyone (including myself) working them on a daily basis. 

-- Bill M.

Downers Grove, Illinois

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