From the November 2010 magazine.


After almost two decades, she stumbles upon the woman who saved her life

From January 2004

THAT voice, I thought. That's the woman on the tape! I was sitting in a noon meeting that I had not attended in three months. I had been the secretary but had had to give it up because of a conflict with work. A friend of mine was visiting from out of town and my sponsor was there also. We were celebrating my friend's 15 years of sobriety with friendship, conversation, a meeting, lunch and a trip to the ocean.

The woman whose voice I recognized was sitting in front, sharing on gratitude--the topic picked by the speaker that day. I had goose bumps as I...

-- GAY B.

Seaside, Calif.