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The best gift of all

December 2021 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays
Depressed and desperate, he signed up to chair the 7 A.M. Christmas morning meeting. It probably saved his life

My one wish

December 2021 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays
I thought, But for the grace of God I get to be here. When I left the jail, I sat in my car and cried tears of joy and thanked God that I had been given a heart that could love like this.

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

Take the steps

May 2018
An old-timer, once known as Shaky Jake, walks us through the program that changed his life

Memorial Day 180

May 2018


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