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Do You Know: (by Jack C.)
I'll have to take a bit of a short cut and identify myself briefly as a social-drinking, Turkish-bath, take-the-pledge, call-the-doctor, general-...
DR. Sam Parker of Kings County Suggests "Criteria for A.A. Work in Hospitals (by Sam Parker, M.D.)
Experience has proved that A.A. is an invaluable aid in the rehabilitation of hospitalized alcoholics. All hospitals should be encouraged to develop...
Chapter XXIBoomerang
Chapter XXIBoomerang Kidd Whistler had been optimistic about Joe. All the A.A.s were positive Joe would snap out of it. "Sure, he'd had a slip--so...
Philadelphia Story on Hospitalization (by Winslow T.)
The Philadelphia group considers itself very fortunate. One of the first drunks contacted by Jim B., when he brought A.A. to Philadelphia five years...
Dayton Has Interesting Hospital Record (by William M. M.)
Our hospital arrangement has worked satisfactorily for several years. The Dayton State Hospital is a state institution for the insane. The local...
Tampa's First Birthday (by Mary S.)
After a year of the usual "way-ups" and "low-downs," trial and error, failure and success, thirty solid A.A.s were proud hosts at an open meeting of...
Ways of Coming into A. A. . . (by Maeve S.)
My psychiatrist manoeuvred me into A.A. He wrote to the clubhouse, got the secretary's name, told her about me and vice versa. But that was after we...
After 2 Years in A. A. (by Mel A. C.)
Two years in A.A. finds me increasingly happy and, I hope, a more useful citizen. It seems now that results come almost in direct ratio to my...
Tall, But True, Tales: As Told in A.A. (by Fred S.)
I was pacing the hospital floor. The brand-new psychiatrist was sitting on the bed. "Well, what made you drunk this time?" said he. "The cat," said I...
Chapter XXI . . . Continued
(Rick, the hero of September Remember, is deeply concerned over Joe's continuing slip. Joe is Rick's best friend and original A.A. mentor. In an...