From the December 1983 magazine.

Monkey See, Monkey Do

I recently heard a fellow describe his AA program as "Monkey see, monkey do." I got to thinking and realized what an apt description that is.

At my introduction to AA, on a scale of 1 to 10, my knowledge of alcohol, alcoholism, and AA could best be described as minus 10. Everything I know today about staying sober a day at a time, I learned from one "monkey" or another at meetings.

-- C. K.

Chicago, Illinois

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