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AA Around the World (by Al G.)
THE DIVI DIVI GROUP, which in 1955 numbered 21, in 1956 reached 130 and now in 1957 has passed 200. Looking back to our early days, I perceived an...
January 10, 1957 (by H. W.)
LAST NIGHT a member celebrating his first six months in AA spoke of the immense feeling of belonging to the world that came to him when he read "AA...
Helping Hands (by Louis Cassels)
AMERICAN CHURCHES ARE SOFT-PEDALING their ancient differences over temperance in order to wage common war against alcoholism. They are learning that...
AA Around the World (by M. O'D.)
HELP FOR A SHAKY NEWCOMER halfway around the world takes many forms, as the following letter to GSH shows. . . Dear Lib: Thank you for your letter...
Humor (by The Brighter Side)
THE BEWILDERED WIFE of a drunken man was sitting up waiting for him one night when he came stumbling in and cried to his wife: "Oh, honey, I'm sick,...
Around the World (by John J. S.)
IT WAS A LONG SAD TRIP from New Zealand to New England. My wife, weakened by three unsuccessful operations, was flying for her life, to a surgeon's...
Helping Hands (by Time)
WHO GETS DRUNK AND WHY. Drunkometers and other gizmos favored by highway police say that a man is drunk if his breath or blood shows a certain...
Pro and Con (by Sig O.)
Brief comments and excerpts from letters containing opinions pro and/or con specific items (including the Grapevine itself) will appear in this...
The "Magic Island (by M. C.)
HERE in Haiti we hear words such as Honfour (Voodon church, sometimes spelled voodoo and voodau); Hougan and Mambo (high priest and priestess of...
Sobriety or Sudden Death (by E.)
JULY, 1948. I was a cringing shattered man with death close to me as I lay on the kitchen floor of my deserted farmhouse. My wife had gone, taking...