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Steps Toward a Brighter Future

After a second stint in prison, he went back to AA

My first encounter with AA was just after my I turned 19. I walked in and saw these old guys sitting in a circle on some chairs and I wanted no part of it, so I walked out. I made the wrong choice at that time and hurt a lot of people. I have let sponsors, family, friends, and others down who had bent over backwards many times to help me. Yet I was too smart to have them give me any advice.

I was not ready to be helped or to admit that I had a problem. So no matter what they said, what stories they told me, how much love they showed me, how concerned they were, how much compassion... Login to read more
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