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The Great Escape

March 2020 | Puzzled
Drunk, on a mission, she had to get somewhere fast. But it turns out her destination was the train to AA

The Great Escape

Magazine Issue March 2020 | Topics Personal Stories

My plan to end it all

April 2019 | Relapse
This newcomer’s pink cloud may not have lasted, but luckily AA did

Traveling With the Soft-Covered Portable Edition

April 2019 | Relapse
There she was a blizzard going on and stranded travelers drank cheerfully in the airport bar. Yet there was, locked in a bathroom, weeping…

Flying spaghetti monster

September 2018
At 16, she crashed hard. But her sponsor helped her find some hope and even a Higher Power

Break time

August 2018
When you’re at a service meeting and about to tear your hair out, remember—don’t take yourself too seriously

Fitting In

May 2018
He played the clown and partied hard, but was never able to find his place until he got honest about his drinking

Staying Afloat

November 2017 | Issue Title Here
At 10 months, she thought the Bahamas would be easy breezy. But the disease had a different idea

Down & Out in DC

August 2017
An old-timer remembers when he couldn’t keep a job or a marriage. But he sure knew where the liquor was

It could have been me

June 2017
A horrible tragedy on the day she got sober reminds a mother when she too was drunk at the wheel


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