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AA Revisited

He put down the alcohol but pride kept him from sticking with AA. Until he relapsed

My original sobriety date was July 19, 1989. I was 19 years old then, and like most teenagers, fairly wrapped up in myself.

I had been adopted by two wonderful people who could not have children of their own, but desperately wanted to be parents and raise a family. They adopted me and then 18 months later, my sister. She had been rejected by many other families because doctors thought she would never walk. Another six years later, my other sister was added to the family. I remember the excitement when she arrived from Bogota, Colombia to complete our family of five.

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