From the March 1962 magazine.

Who Gets the Most Sobriety?

there's a big difference between being dry and knowing the joy of the program

MAC and I were scheduled to take in a regional meeting to discuss various topics of importance to the groups involved. Now I am one of those AAs who doesn't have a driver's license, guess why. Anyhow, I had told Mac I would go with him and to pick me up at my corner. I stood there for an hour and then phoned Mac. He was all apologies. Something had come up in his business and he'd clean forgot our date. Well, I kept my serenity. It was too late for me to call anybody else so the meeting went unrepresented from our group. Mac is a good AA, loyal and usually dependable. Anybody can forget an...

-- C. B.

Detroit, Michigan