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About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment (by J. G.)
Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are...
Around AA
In the spring of 1986, the AA World Services Board of Directors surveyed intergroups and central offices throughout the U.S. and Canada to see how...
Take Me to Your Leader (by B. W.)
The speaker is a past trustee--a man I've admired since I first heard his name spoken in reverence at an area assembly many years ago. He just told...
Days Transformed Into Light (by nonalcoholic trustee)
Someone once said: "Everything passes; nothing exists." Perhaps this is true for those who see the world in its amplest dimension through space and...
Anonymity Statement (by The Trustees of The Alcoholic Found)
Meeting in regular session, the trustees of the Alcoholic Foundation [now the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous] issued to whom it may...
PO Box 1980 (by R. T.)
I had a very fulfilling experience last December in Virginia Beach at the Southeastern Regional Forum. It was great. I have never attended such a...
AA Around the World (by Joaquin G.)
Spain--Among the highlights of 1994, we should mention the establishment of the 10th of June as AA day in Spain. To mark the event, public...
Paying the Price for Improvement (by Paul F.)
I am grateful to be in my twenty-first year of continuous sobriety. Looking back, it's truly amazing that I even made the first month. But my sponsor...
Are We Reaching Canadian Readers?
Recently, we received a letter from a Canadian subscriber who wondered whether the Grapevine was really serving AA members in Canada with a product...
Answer: Strong, Happy, Bountiful, Humble, and Bernie
Question: Name five towns in the Southwest Region (in Arkansas, Texas, Colorado, Texas again, and Missouri). If you attend the Southwest Regional...