Stranded in North Dakota
January 2023 | Spiritual Awakenings | Our Personal Stories

Stranded in North Dakota

I was feeling pretty jumpy. Excusing myself, I set out across the abandoned Interstate through the howling wind and snow toward the lights of the truck stop.

Four months into sobriety, I left my hometown for Chicago. I’d had a run-in with the law, sober, and preferred to face new horizons in AA rather than face the judge.


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