Staying green
June 2022 | Stories by Longtimers! | On the Cover

Staying green

At 81, with 50 years sober, she’s traveled the world both in person and virtually and plans to keep on growing

After 19 years of drinking, my introduction to AA came in 1972 in Canoga Park, California. I was sick and tired of being sick and tired and I didn’t want to live that way one more day. I remember looking for a place to kill myself, when I heard a voice telling me, “You don’t have to do this anymore. There is a better way.”


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