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EARLY IN my AA career, sober about seven months, I found myself on a long, lonely road. I had been accustomed to traveling it regularly for many years, and naturally, I had a favorite drinking spot on this road, I was very tired and discouraged; things were not going well at all. This friendly tavern, where I used to stop for a shot and a beer in previous days, had a large revolving sign out front, which was visible about a mile away. I felt an immediate, strong attraction, and alcoholic thinking set in. I recalled the cool, inviting interior of the tavern and the soft lights and the...
-- V. A.