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July 1965

The Image Scrimmage

An AA old-timer reflects on self-knowledge

REMINISCING with an old friend, I recalled an occasion forty-odd years ago when both of us had been in a teenage audience to which a young clergyman had spoken. Truth and sincerity had been his suggested guidelines for a significant life. Know yourself, accept yourself, improve yourself, control yourself and, above all, be yourself. Such had been the substance of his remarks.


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