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Case of the Sober Seamen (by J. F.)
No, that's not the title of the latest murder mystery. However, to those concerned with the welfare and efficiency of the Merchant Marine personnel,...
After Her "Will Power" Failed (by M.S.)
For several months my drinking habits were becoming steadily worse. I would not give up hope that at some future date I would be able to control my...
Mental Sobriety Means Spotting Danger Signals (by Fannie L.)
In 1940 I took my last drink. Naturally I hope I will never take another. But can I be absolutely certain? No, because I do not believe that I can...
Excess Baggage
"I have just discovered one of my worst faults," Bill H. of Detroit confessed. "I carry too much excess baggage." "What have you been doing," a...
Four More Explanations in "Slip" Clinic
(Third in a series of discussions on the cause or causes of "slips," in which different A.A.s present their ideas, experiences and suggestions as...
Stub of a Pencil (by G.O.L.)
Having been particularly blessed by the opportunity of being in the right place at the time to found an A.A. group, I would like to pass a few...
A Word to the Wise (Wives) (by Jane T.)
As the wife of an alcoholic who suffered through years of unhappiness because of my husband's affliction, I took to A.A. perhaps even more avidly...
The Guilty Kind (by Robert C. Ruark)
(Any similarity between the following descriptions and your own experiences is purely coincidental. The author, a Scripps-Howard staff writer, is a...
December 26, 1944
(In the March issue, several letters written by a recently deceased A.A., Elliot B., to friends in the Manhattan group, were reprinted. They are...
Four Men
(The following is reprinted from the well known Southern newspaper column, Everyday Counselor, with the permission of the author, The Rev. Herbert...