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From the October 2019 magazine.

Even if the truth hurts

At his daughter’s school one day, a sober dad learns a valuable lesson about telling lies

STEP TEN: Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.

Years ago, when I was just a few months into my newfound sobriety, I was confronted with a situation that most parents have experienced. On this occasion, my eldest daughter had been caught up in the worst kind of trouble that a 9-year-old girl can engage in—lying.

-- Kevin M.

Winchester, Virginia

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