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I Didn't Think You Could Do Him Much Good
THERE ARE SIX AA MEMBERS for whom the Christmas of 1944 must have meant something very precious and very, very extra in the way of blessings. In the...
From the Vintage Years (by Bill Cunningham)
MY ACQUAINTANCESHIP WITH AA IS, thank God, that of an outsider, and I don't come into your presence completely desiccated. You might mark me down as...
From the Vintage Years (by J. L. A.)
AA WOULD INEVITABLY HAVE COME to Jacksonville some day, but we are grateful to an Executive Officer of the Naval Air Training Station for bringing AA...
From the Vintage Years
THE FIRST SEAMEN'S GROUP ever organized was formed in Manhattan, June, 1944. Six months later, in December, the Seamen took over the first AA...
From the Vintage Years (by Florence Powdermaker, M.D.)
Reprinted from The February 1945 Grapevine THERE IS NO NEED TO TELL the readers of this journal that the chronic alcoholic presents a difficult...
From the Vintage Years (by T. D. Y.)
Reprinted from the March 1945 Grapevine It is becoming increasingly apparent that AA is going to be called upon to perform a real job in aiding many...
AA's Country-wide News Circuit
THERE'VE BEEN LOTS of radio broadcasts in all parts of the country publicizing AA, educationally speaking. But February 6th of this year was, for...
From the Vintage Years (by Jack B.)
Reprinted from the April 1945 Grapevine IN 1936 I QUIT DRINKING, not knowing then that I was an alcoholic but knowing I was a drunkard. I desperately...
From the Vintage Years
Reprinted from the April 1945 Issue DEAR GRAPEVINE: An eminent engineer with years of experience as a consultant to industry says that the average...
From the Vintage Years (by Jack Alexander)
[from the May 1945 Grapevine]