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Magazine Issue January 2021 | Topics None

Help Wanted

January 2021 | Oldtimers!
I had been fired again. I was hitting bottom, though I didn’t know that at the time. I picked up the pay phone in the coffee shop. That was my First Step.

Last call

January 2020 | Spiritual Awakenings
It was 1985. She took out a dime and stared at her shot glass. Then she walked over to the phone and saved her life

Diehards

November 2018
With just a few weeks sober, a newspaperman learns that some Twelfth Step calls really pay off

The Perfect Interview

January 2018 | Sponsorship
Bottle down, tie on, all ready to go. He was going to get this job. He just knew it. So why was everyone staring at him?

About Last Night

October 2015
His wife filled him in on the details of his last bout of drinking

Welcome back, sucker

April 2015
After 11 years, he stopped going to meetings and an old friend returned

Back in Brooklyn

April 2015
An old timer reflects on the neighborhood she grew up in and where she started drinking

Brooklyn Dreams

April 2015
Trading drunken nightmares of a dark canal for the Serenity Prayer and a brighter life

At the Kitchen Table

February 2015
She hadn't had a drink for 14 years -- until the night her father died

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