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"We have shown how we got out from under. You say, ‘Yes, I’m willing. But am I to be consigned to a life where I shall be stupid, boring and glum, like some righteous people I see? I know I must get along without liquor, but how can I? Have you a sufficient substitute?’

“Yes, there is a substitute and it is vastly more than that. It is a fellowship in Alcoholics Anonymous. There you will find release from care, boredom and worry. Your imagination will be fired. Life will mean something at last. The most satisfactory years of your existence lie ahead. Thus we find the fellowship, and so will you.” (p. 152)

(The above passage is excerpted with permission from Alcoholics Anonymous, page 152, copyright © AA World Services, Inc.)

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Alex

Amy

Andy

Anonymous

Arie P.

Barbara

Barry C

Beth B

Beth in Cincy

Bill B

Brett K

Brian C.

Char

Chris (Kilika)

Chuck B

Clark E

Curt S

Dan M

Dana

Dean

Dodie T

Ellen V

New Story Esther

Feeya

Geoffrey T.

Hanna

Hilda

Ian S

J.C.

Jan

Jane

Jenna

Jerry

John

John D

K. Kaye

Karl R

Kathy C

Kelly

Kevin F

Krista

Laura

Len C

Lisa B

Lucky Dave L

Lynny

MaggieGail

Martin

MaryAnne

Mike

Missy

MK

Monica

Niki

Paige

New Story Patricia

Paul

Randy R.

Rick

Rosemary P.

Russell

Sheila

Sister

Steve

Sue T.

Susan

Susan B

Susan L

Thomas G

Thumper

Tina

New Story Tracy H

Viv

 

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