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Love Is the Answer
After getting sober, he was able to heal the relationship with his dead father
My father helped me to know that love is the answer. It took a very long time.
My earliest memories of him include sitting on his knee poking fingers into the smoke rings he blew from his cigarettes, the shiny Lone Ranger comic books he brought when I was sick, and the plastic-handled pairing knife I kept beneath my pillow when I was afraid.
My dad was a drunk. A stay-out-late, come-home-loud, scary drunk.
My dad had five kids and when I was eight, I asked my mom to ask him to stop drinking.
My Girlfriend, My HP
It worked for a while but then his "HP" broke up with him
Going with the Flow
He found a way to take the Third Step without a belief in God
An alcoholic homeless man known as Mr. Sleepy comes to
A member discusses his thoughts on some recent sayings he's heard in meetings
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