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August 1971

Now I Want Myself

The first life she lived had no meaning

I WRITE as a hobby, not as a vocation. However, I feel it only fitting that I pay respect in writing to AA, which has given me the wonderful life I now lead, one day at a time. Now I know who or what I am--an Aquarian black woman, thirty-one years of age, who is proud to know that she was once a drunk but is now a sober alcoholic.

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