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The Children Say What A.A. Means to Them (by Marian M.'s 16-year-old son, Peter)
Two years ago, Alcoholics Anonymous didn't mean a thing to me. Now, A.A. means the fulfillment of countless prayers, the assurance of family life,...
The Children Say What A.A. Means to Them (by Lois B.'s 22-year-old daughter, Del)
Ever since I can remember there has been a lot of drinking around me. Looking back on it, I can see that most of the people who did that drinking...
The Children Say What A.A. Means to Them (by Abbot T.'s stepson, Lt. Richard H.)
This is a plug for A.A. from the stepson of one of your members who has been 'dry,' and I mean 'dry'--no slip-ups--for the past three and a half...
Points of View: Arkansas Style (by Bud G.)
Arkansas "Moon" brings on a peculiar kind of mean insanity, fearsome in its throes even to our horny-toed hillsmen. Four of our first seven A.A.s had...
Granite Vermont Opens Its Heart to A. A. (by Monty and Ted K.)
Curious things happen here. For instance, Bill and Doc were born here and perhaps they felt there was no need for A.A. in this quiet, kindly,...
War Gave Florida Group Flying Start (by J. L. A.)
A.A. would inevitably have come to Jacksonville some day, but we are grateful to an Executive Officer of the Naval Air Training Station for bringing...
How 14 California Groups Grew to 22 (by Frank S.)
Just over one year ago, Bill made a two-month visit to the West Coast, one month of which was spent in Los Angeles and immediate environs. It,...
In Texas, Women Too, Are Wonderful (by Merle S.)
In May, 1943, Esther E. arrived in Dallas! For the problem drinkers of this city that is an historical news item, and the history of the Dallas group...
DR. Powdermaker Discusses the Role of a Psychiatrist in Alcoholics Anonymous (by Florence Powdermaker, M.D.)
There is no need to tell the readers of this journal that the chronic alcoholic presents a difficult problem. That problem is just as difficult for...
Hospitalization in Akron Model for A.A. (by Dick S.)
As in nearly all matters, A.A.s and groups of A.A.s seem to follow pretty much of a pattern regarding hospitalization for A.A. prospects. As long as...