Naked before my creator
May 2024 | How the Steps Changed My Life | Step Five

Naked before my creator

One member strips the Fifth Step down to this: If we don’t do this vital Step, we might go back to drinking

In the early 1970s, I had a role in the touring company of the Broadway musical Hair, a countercultural show that included a lot of material about sex, drugs and protests, along with a famous scene in which the entire cast appeared naked on stage. A couple dozen of us held hands and sang, “beads, flowers, freedom, happiness,” naked as the day we were born.


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