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A Doctor Speaks
George E. Vaillant, M.D., joined AA's General Service Board as a Class A (nonalcoholic) trustee in 1998. He is professor of psychiatry, Harvard...
Celebrity & Sobriety
A member of the Grapevine Editorial Advisory Board, Jeff W., recently interviewed a member of our Fellowship on the topic of celebrity and sobriety....
Interview With Allen Ault
AA has had extraordinary friends in corrections from the beginning. In 1942, just seven years after Dr. Bob and Bill W. met, Clinton Duffy carried AA...
A Talk with Leonard Blumenthal
How did you get involved in AA in the first place?
Jet-propelled
How was the AA message brought to you, or how did you first come in contact with AA?
Hangover Hotel-an Alcoholic Checks In
How did you first come in contact with AA? Well, my first contact with AA was when I was nursing a man at a hotel in Toronto. He had come from an...
A Living Big Book
Liz B. got sober in New York on July 11, 1952, at the age of thirty-one. She still lives in New York and is looking forward to celebrating her fifty-...
Still Coming Of Age: A Trusted Servant Looks At AA
Class A (nonalcoholic) Trustee Emeritus Jim Estelle served AA's General Service Board from 1977 to 1986 and was its chair from 1993 to 1997. He...
A Talk With One Of AA'S Longest Long-timers
Chauncey C. got sober on December 30, 1941. In carrying the message, Chauncey frequently opened his home to wet drunks and even had new members live...
A Vital And Living History
Amy Filiatreau joined the General Service Office as the AA archivist in February 2006. She serves as the custodian of more than 750,000 documents...