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July 1992

AA Needs More Than Just Money

On Thursday, December 23, 1982, I walked through the door of my first AA speaker's meeting. There in the doorway, behind a small wooden table which held a basket full of money and a roll of tickets, sat an older gray-haired gentleman. "This must be where they charge admission," I remember thinking. My whole AA experience at that point was two discussion meetings in the previous twenty-four hours.


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