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Topic: What's On Your Mind? (opinion)
She was a dry drunk, searching and lost, until a suggestion by a teacher unexpectedly showed her the door to sobriety
Originally from Massachusetts, my ex-husband and I—both alcoholics, although we didn’t know it at the time—left there in 1970 driving a Volkswagen camper. We were headed for a new life in southern...
The greatest possible gift is the return of something treasured that was lost. In her case, that meant God
I look around the rooms and marvel at the “young” people—AAs who are in their 20s, 30s and 40s, some of whom have a number of 24 hours under their belts. Not so with me. I was 60 years, 1 month and 2...
An old-timer talks about the changes in AA over the years, including one she’s not too fond of
My entrance into Alcoholics Anonymous in 1979 was that of a shaking, pathetic, broken human being. At the time, I remembered the movie “Days of Wine and Roses,” and called AA for help. AA took me in...

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