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July 1976

The Curious Woman Prisoner

Now free and sober, she brings AA to institutions

AS A GRADUATE of a penal institution, I want to express how I feel on a very important part of our program--AA in institutions. By the grace of God and institutional AA, I have had quite a few years of continuous sobriety. For me, a person who wound up at the bottom of the heap after twenty-seven years of drinking and ten years of addiction to pills, this is truly a miracle.


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