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Web Exclusive: Sometimes To Carry The Message is to Carry the Messenger

How a World War II vet taught this member about unconditional love.

When I came to Alcoholics Anonymous, in June 1988, I was in a world of pain and paralyzed by fear. When I read the “Doctor’s Opinion” in the Big Book, I knew that you folks knew what you were talking about and that I had the disease of alcoholism too. I went to meetings and listened to the old-timers discuss the program of recovery and tried to apply it to my life.


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