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March 2005

Step Three: Hang Gliding

Leaping with faith

When I came into AA after twenty-four years of daily drinking, I was ready for a new way of life. My "treatment" was two to three meetings a day at "The Divine Dump" in San Francisco, a long-time meeting place in a neighborhood full of bars and funeral homes. The old-timers would point at these establishments and tell us, "If you don't like it here, try it out there."


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