Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous - Morgan Grindall SPCH2 Extra Credit!...

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-1Morgan Grindall SPCH2 Extra Credit!! KEEP COMING BACK Alcoholics Anonymous meets more often than just about any one specific “small group” in America. No matter what time of day it is, you can bet that somewhere not all that far off a group of recovering alcoholics is holding a meeting (and coffee and cigarettes too.) At their 6am meeting at Fellowship Hall, a smallish room in the basement of an office building, behind the abandoned Safeway, you will find a group of 20 or so people, sharing life experiences, and taking refuge in the similar experiences of others. There are many traditions in AA, the group has an official list of twelve of them, actually. But the most closely kept tradition is the norm of filling a Styrofoam cup full of Folger’s before sitting down. They greet each other warmly The apparent task is quite simple: stay sober, and help each other stay sober (in that order.) Maintenance is performed through the institution of sponsorship. Each member, having accomplished the first month or so of sobriety that acts as an initiation of
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course COMM 230 taught by Professor ??? during the Fall '05 term at Drexel.

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