On the Front Lines
August 2022 | Sober Travel | Tradition Eight

On the Front Lines

Keeping his local Intergroup office running like a well-oiled machine is love and service—but it’s also a job

Shortly after moving to El Centro, California, my world began to crumble. After seven years of being a dry drunk, I was finally brought to my knees. Although I had been “sober” and even involved in AA, my life had become increasingly unmanageable. Things were bad. I had finally destroyed my second marriage and I was forced to resign from my job or be fired. After all those years of faking it, I finally got busy like never before and began doing AA in earnest.


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