Sober in ‘69
June 2022 | Stories by Longtimers! | On the Cover

Sober in ‘69

There weren’t a lot of young people. Some women carried spoons in case a newcomer had a seizure. People came to AA first; there were no treatment centers then.

I came into AA in 1969. I was 19 years old. I had hit a low bottom, landing in hospitals and jails, and surviving bad car and motorcycle accidents. 

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