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Dear Editors: (by F. R.)
Those winds again: In the March issue of the Grapevine, under the general head "Winds of Change," there were three articles and an editorial...
PO Box 1980 (by J. B.)
Two letters in the March issue ("Help Needed for a 'New Breed' " and "Prescription for 'Pill' Talk") brought forth a flood of responses. It would be...
Are We Scaring Newcomers Away? (by Bob M.)
Scenario: At his first AA meeting, a newcomer is very encouraged by what he sees and hears. "Maybe I can get sober, too," he thinks. "But what's the...
PO Box 1980 (by B. L.)
I could not agree more that when a meeting is closed with hand-holding the Lord's Prayer, we may lose many a newcomer. This has been my experience...
Your Move (by ANONYMOUS)
  Reader responses to the June 1988 "On the Grapevine" topic: "Is AA Changing?" We receiveed so many thoughtful responses to this topics that...
What We Were Like
In the spring of 1971, newspapers around the country reported the passing of Bill W. in New York City, one of the two co-founders of Alcoholics...
PO Box 1980 (by C. F.)
In 1971 after twenty-five years of drinking, I joined AA. Unknowingly, I heard what I needed to hear on a group level and a one-on-one level--...
War Stories (by Isabelle H.)
When I came into the program years ago, most meetings were open meetings with three speakers and the talks were fairly structured: The alcoholic...
Alone Among Many (by Gabby H.)
As the only Jewish member of Alcoholics Anonymous in a small town in the Pacific Northwest, I can easily find reasons for feeling like I don't fit it...
PO Box 1980 (by Bob F.)
I just got the September issue. As usual, it's a great reading experience. But I did find an error in the chronology of Dr. Bob's life. Under...