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The Ghosts of My Youth
It wasn't until she faced her past that she could move forward into the present
I had heard the name AA kicked around for years. My father had been in and out of the program for 40 years, and when he died in 1994, he'd been sober for 14 years. My sister had first gone to meetings when she was 16, after a terrible drunken accident that almost cost her a foot, and could have meant her life. Today she is sober and a drug and alcohol counselor and will celebrate 27 years this month.
So I knew AA worked for some people. However, I thought it was not my cup of tea. I fancied myself as an addict. Well, the courts felt differently and ordered me to meetings. There I...
A Second First Step
When he found out about his illness, he turned to the program
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 Work of the Soul
Ultimately, her alcoholism led her to a better life