From the January 1979 magazine.

You Need Never Be Alone

Moving around in AA - No matter where you wander friendship is there for the finding

IN THE FIRST weeks that I was on the program, I had to take a business trip to Cleveland. Fortunately, someone had impressed on me the importance of ninety meetings in ninety days, so I was on a bus en route to a meeting almost as soon as the plane landed.

That was quite a change in itself. Previously, casing the downtown area of a city had always consisted of locating the convenient bars and fixing the location of the liquor stores. Instead of checking plane schedules or timetables, I used to concern myself with open hours.

-- C. C.

Seattle, Washington

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