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Cracking Open the Shell
Coming to AA meetings, he realized that he had more in common with everyone else that he had previously thought
I had signed myself into detox. I'd been drinking 15-20 jiggers of vodka a day, passing out numerous times, and waking only to drink more. When I did eat, I ate ramen noodles and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
Upon entering detox I weighed 122 pounds and could barely stand. I saw the others just like me, but knew I was different. As soon as I told the hospital staff I was transgendered—female to male, I immediately got a private room.
The Days of Discontent
Although she was professionally successful, her life was unhappy as she continued to drink
Who Am I Really?
After a lifetime of pretending to be somebody else, the Steps helped her accept herself
The Hunting Party
An AA recollects his earliest drinking memory and understands his powerlessness
Anonymity and the Social Networks
An AA discovers a way in which her anonymity is threatened by an online social group
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