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Making Peace with the Holidays

December 2020 | Remote Communities + Sober Holidays
This Christmas Eve, a lonely newcomer learned that choosing joy was the way to go

Butterflies at the Alcathon

December 2020 | Remote Communities + Sober Holidays
No better way to get out of ourselves and anchor our nerves than to pick up dirty cups and welcome people

Saddest Christmas Ever

December 2020 | Remote Communities + Sober Holidays
No job, no wife, no driver’s license or money. Here he was 30 days sober, in the cold, and now the AA meeting door was locked

Oops, Wrong Bar!

December 2019 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays
The day after Christmas, two new guys stroll into his AA meeting. It’s a toss-up on who was more surprised

No two alike

December 2018 | Sober for the Holidays and Remote Communities
A member in California makes peace with the holidays one snowflake at a time

A Day of Love, Service and Turkey

November 2018
A group anniversary is an opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving early—and to give thanks to AA through service

Memorial Day 180

May 2018

Counting days with Santa

December 2017 | Issue Title Here
Out on a family shopping trip, a nervous newcomer encounters someone way too jolly

Where There Is Despair, Let There Be Hope

December 2017 | Issue Title Here
As a woman struggles to deal with the wreckage of her past and recover from profound loss, she finds that, little by little, hope enters her life

Quite an impression

May 2017
Many of us have a shameful family event we never want to remember—or forget. This one roared


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