My friend in Valencia
April 2023 | AA & Families | Into Action

My friend in Valencia

Like me, he didn’t speak much Spanish. He needed someone to talk to. Over time, it became apparent we were helping each other stay sober.

I was sober for three years when I left to study abroad in Valencia, Spain. Sometimes you get a feel for a place right away, something more than a first impression. When I stepped out of the airport and into the open Mediterranean air, I felt more than physically transported. This was another world and I wanted to go exploring. 


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