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May 1973


With so much going on, who has time to take that first drink?

IN JANUARY 1967, I was "promoted" from skinny, old, beer-drinking, drunken sailor to slender, young, coffee-drinking, alcoholic sailor. Now, six years later, I am just beginning to evaluate the responsibility inherent in my "promotion." Activity is my primary means of discharging that responsibility. The joy and personal growth I receive in AA activity make it so rewarding, I can hardly get enough of it.


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