From the July 2019 magazine.

A new freedom

When the right guy showed up to help him through the Fifth Step, his life changed forever

I came into the program in 1997. At first I used women as my Higher Power, but in July of 1999, after two trips to prison and a lot more pain, something finally stuck and I got sober.

Good things started happening in my life. I got out and got married to a special woman who taught me what love really was. I soon became an assistant manager at a large retail store. I was going to AA meetings and I was involved in service at the local and area levels. 

-- Jack R.

Marianna, Florida

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