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From the October 2019 magazine.

From my hands to my soul

As a sign language interpreter, I was assigned to accompany a deaf man who was required to attend 90 AA meetings in 90 days. At that time, I had heard of AA and didn’t think much of it. My father had been in AA but was a chronic relapser.

The deaf man and I were warmly welcomed in the AA meeting and a quick group conscience was taken to move old-timers back from their regular front table seats so that the man could sit near me.

-- Anonymous

California

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