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A chance encounter on a commuter train introduces a man to the idea of sobriety

I boarded the empty 6:30 a.m. commuter train out of Grand Central Station bound for Brewster to help my pops move into a new apartment. Settling into a seat with my tall cup of coffee, I feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude for yet another sober Saturday morning, three years into working the program.


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