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May 12, 2007

Any meeting can be the one that saves a persons life.

I forget -- sometimes -- how much pain I was in, how scared I was in the beginning.

It might be any alcoholics very last AA meeting, maybe they'll say "Fuck it -- I just can't make this" and go drinking.

Happens every day.

It's actually a huge responsibility.  Remain awake, maintain sincerity, honesty, hospitality.  Keep cognizant the fact that at least two people in the room are in deep pain, keep my cruel comments to myself; alcoholics are so goddamn sensitive, one smart-ass comment and someone might be drinking tonight.