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The Smiths' family home. 855 Ardmore Ave, Akron.
After several weeks of sobriety, Dr Bob felt he could safely go to the American Medical Association convention in Atlantic City.
He was drunk before the train left the Akron station, and a mighty bender ensued. Upon his return,
he dried out for several days but was still having the shakes when his sober friend Bill gave him his last drink - a bottle of beer -
to steady his nerves so he could perform surgery that afternoon.
After the surgery Bob spent the balance of his first day of sobriety making amends to people he had harmed.
He never had another drink.

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