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March 1976

Helping Others to Recover

We have a responsibility to carry the message, whether to the newcomer or to the old-timer

AFTER A meeting in a nearby community, I steered a conversation with three other members to the question of how to hold on to new prospects. One of the members, with about two years' sobriety, said, "Just last week, I got a guy to a meeting that I had been working on for over a month. The s.o.b. got drunk the next day, so now I've got to find someone else to twelfth-step."


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