From the July 1991 magazine.

Our Meeting Is a Melting Pot

I am twenty-three years old and I have had twenty months sober. Fourteen of these months were spent on the street, the last six in the federal penitentiary. When I self-surrendered six months ago for crimes committed during my drinking, I couldn't have held on any tighter to the principles I was taught in this program, not to mention my Higher Power.

Well, I've come a long way since that first day. During the first month of my incarceration I was in three different institutions.

-- Chris C.

Rochester, Minnesota

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