John D. shares his experience of being an old-timer who got sober very young. He discusses with Don and Sam the powerful strength he received from other AA members during a difficult time, and how his group teamed up to provide hope to an incarcerated alcoholic through correspondence. While we provide the podcast at no charge, it is not free to produce. To support the AA Grapevine Podcast, please subscribe to the magazine or purchase books or other items at