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June 1994

Letting the Shadows Lift

Step 9 - Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others

I hit my bottom twelve years ago in the living room of my parents' home. The final months of drinking were a seesaw between boredom and terror. Each night I was filled with the conviction that tomorrow would be different, but in the morning these hopes were forgotten with the first drink.

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