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A Second First Step
When he found out about his illness, he turned to the program
It's breakfast, so it's time for my pills. One through five. Here comes lunch, time for another batch of pills. Another at bedtime. No, I haven't gotten the wrong fellowship. My name is Jim C., and I am an alcoholic. And this is my new reality. I need those pills just like I need daily meetings. To be healthy, happy, and sober. And I am.
This is not a story about pills. I believe in AA's singleness of purpose. This is a story about how AA saved my life. Twice. Let me explain ...
When I was a newcomer to AA, an old-timer told me, "To succeed in AA you need to do three simple...
Reunions and Reflections
Hearing from an old schoolmate got this AA thinking
Other Lives, Other Paths
After accepting God's will for her, she found the joy of living
The Ghosts of My Youth
It wasn't until she faced her past that she could move forward into the present
The Work of the Soul
Ultimately, her alcoholism led her to a better life