From the October 1963 magazine.

Unpretty Past

After two relapses, I heard the AA talk that freed me for recovery in the present

I HAVE listened to and read quite a bit about people who have had slips and people who have never had slips. One woman once said, "I just can't comprehend a slip."

Another said, "If I had a slip, I could never come back; therefore I don't dare have a slip."

-- L. H.

Corpus Christi, Texas

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