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Working the Steps again helped her see that she had made another member her Higher Power
"I asked Jim to give me away when I got married. He did. I never knew that AA could replace my dad."
Jim was one of the first people I met at my home group, Vie-tality. He was this little old man; he made me feel so comfortable in his presence. I was instantly drawn to him. I always sat next to him, and he would grab my hands and instantly warm them. His smile was a welcomed greeting as I came into the meeting.
“Get into your helicopter and look at the big picture” was his token saying to get me out of whatever little drama was important that second. When I was five years sober, I asked Jim to give me away when I got married. He did. I never knew that AA could replace my... Login to read more
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