September 2009

It Was a Dark and Stormy Night

A long-timer shares about his introduction to AA in New York City

I had my first experience with AA on a dark and stormy night in New York City at about 3 A.M. The bars had closed for the night, and I was trying to find the entrance to the subway in order to return to the rooming house where I lived in Brooklyn. I was very drunk, as usual, and couldn't find the entrance.

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