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May 1978

Reap the Rewards of the Fifth Step

It's practical and effective tool of the program

I AM PRESENTLY twenty-five years old and have enjoyed a little over three years of reasonably contented sobriety. In the past, I was never contented. In fact, I was not even certain why I was staying sober. I paid a lot of lip service to the benefits of sobriety then, but I didn't feel the feelings as I do now. I assumed things would rub off on me. Some did, but spirituality didn't. For me, this takes some doing--work.

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