From the July 2019 magazine.

Hope he stays

They don’t listen, they don’t follow suggestions, they resist everything you try to tell them. Yet as recovering members of AA, we carry our message to all who want and need our program, especially the troubled, difficult newcomer.

I was at work one day when I got a call from a new sponsee, yelling, “They turned me down for a service position because I’m a relapser!”

-- Irving M.

Washington, D.C.

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