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Wanting to Live
No matter how low our bottoms may be, there is always hope
When I hit my bottom, I found myself in a hospital. I had alcohol poisoning. After five days in a coma, I woke up with tubes down my throat. The doctors were keeping me alive on a respirator. They then removed the tubes, and my father was there with a bag of my clothes.
I was handcuffed to my bed and the hospital staff told me that I was a danger to myself. I was soon transferred to a rehab facility where I began a 30-day recovery period. At the time, I was 42 and very scared.
After a week there, I knew I was with people just like myself. I had to be totally honest with...
A Six-Week Tour in AA
He went to help his daughter out and discovered that maybe he belonged there too
He wanted to understand when he became an alcoholic. It was pretty clear
A Place to Belong
From his very first meeting to international conventions, AA was always the right place
Steps Toward a Brighter Future
After a second stint in prison, he went back to AA