Open Up!
February 2022 | Getting Through Tough Times | Newcomers

Open Up!

What? No meeting today? He was new and now desperate—but he wasn’t alone

It started out as just another August workday. A downtown noon meeting might be good, I thought, to help keep my fairly new sobriety going. Nobody told me it was a public holiday in a state that celebrated the day when the war in the Pacific came to an end many years ago.


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