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Thread: A very special happy birthday to my Wife

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    Boolit Master opos's Avatar
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    Sep 2010

    A very special happy birthday to my Wife

    Pleased as punch to recognize my Wife's 43rd year of continuous sobriety today....She put down her last drink on August 25. 1974. Women alcoholics have a very difficult time of things. With men drinking is considered the "macho thing to do" but with women it often leads to hiding the nasty secret of alcoholism and finally being able to face the challenges of sobriety can be really tough.

    My Wife has spent much of her 43 years being of service to women that have been trying to attain sobriety. She is great at what she does when asked for help. So from a girl in her 20's with very little future ahead of her to a highly respected sober woman today I again say "happy birthday" and all my Love.


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    that's a good long run and reason to be proud.
    congratulations Mrs.-OPOS

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    Happy Birthday and Charlie Mike!
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    Boolit Master

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    Tustin, CA
    My wife hit 23 years on the 22nd. AA birthdays are special!
    Shooter of fine firearms from the "AS IS" rack.

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    Boolit Master

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    Congratulations to both of you. I'm sure it was not easy for you either.

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    Congratulations,hang in there like a yellow yard dog
    Are my kids/grandkids more important than "o"'s kids, to me they are,darn tooting they are!!! They deserve the same armed protection afforded "o"'s kids.
    I have been hoodwinked but not by"o"
    In God we trust,in "o" never trust
    Support those that support the Constitution and the 2nd Amendant

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    Boolit Master
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    MI (summer) - AZ (winter)
    Congratulations to her and many more years of the same! Not only are you proud of her but she should be very proud of herself. God bless her for her courage and for helping others.

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    Apr 2005
    Congratulations to you both. I know she may not have been able to go that far without good support from YOU! So again, congrats to you BOTH! And many happy returns!

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    Oct 2005
    Congratulations to you both. I know the feeling well as having lived through the same. It is a horrible disease and difficult to stop. It was so bad here at times that even ALANON told me it may be better if we split. NO....they didn't understand I had given my word and I meant in sickness and health. 42 years now we have been together and the truth is I am still in love with her. I truly wish you both the best.

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    Boolit Master
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    God's blessing on your courageous wife may she continue her mission to help others. And of course blessing on you and your support of her.
    Ole Jack
    "'Necesity' is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of Tyrants: it is the creed of slaves."
    William Pitt, 1783
    "America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we faulter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." Abraham Lincoln.

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