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When I Give, I Get

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It took every ounce of courage I had to ask someone to be my sponsor. The first two people I asked had to refuse; they were sponsoring others and didn’t feel they could give me the time they thought I deserved. The third agreed—and my life changed. She was very strict: I would do what she told me to do, and that was that! I fondly referred to her as “Commandant.” In six months, I lost 50 pounds (23 kg) and worked through all Twelve Steps with her. I was told to sponsor, so I said yes to two people

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