The perfect night
December 2023 | Remote Communities and sober holidays | Step twelve

The perfect night

Just as the midnight mass bells were ringing, he and his partner were heading to jail

When friends asked what I was doing for Christmas Eve 2019, I smiled and said, “Going to jail.” A friend and I were taking an AA meeting to incarcerated fellows at our local county jail. I had even added something self-serving like, “I can’t think of a better place to be on Christmas Eve.”


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