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Down but Happy

June 2021 | Dating & Relationships
It’s hard being in this prison. I’m celebrating my anniversary alone. Working a program of recovery in prison can be a lonely road to walk.

Chain Reaction

December 2020 | Remote Communities + Sober Holidays
In Twelfth Step work, sometimes we throw a stone, making ripples that keep on going in ways we can’t imagine

Time to Up My Game

October 2020 | Money and Sobriety
The first 11 Steps had transformed his life. Now it was time for Step Twelve

An unexpected call

June 2020 | The Annual Prison Issue
My phone rang at 3 in the morning. The voice on the other end was crying.
It was my father. Seventy-two hours later, I was in my parents’ home.

I Cried as Much as He Did

December 2019 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays
He didn’t like hospitals—not the smells nor the food. But this day, he discov-ered something really special that made him want to come back

Free to explore

November 2019 | Grapevine Classics
A lifelong spiritual seeker gets sober and continues his search for a Higher Power

Ride share

January 2019 | Stories for Day Counters!
How an uncomfortable trip across L.A. became a wonderful chance to reach out

Return to Rwanda

May 2018
With no meetings in his country, he reached out for help. Now he's sharing his hope

I know, I’ve been There

December 2016
On a 12th Step call at a remote Kansas farm, three men learn that the language of the heart can come through a pen

Sober with no god

October 2016
How a nonbeliever got active, found his place in AA and has stayed sober for 26 years

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