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Seminar on Alcohol
The 1944 session of Yale University's School of Alcohol Studies will open on July 7th and continue through August 4th. The object of these summer...
Central Office Notes
Jan. 7, 1944 Shop--Pearl Harbor Dear Central Office: Received your letter of Dec. 27 and the list of groups yesterday, and your letter of Dec. 29...
Big Light Can Be Shed on Alcoholism If A.A.s Fill This in and Return to Grapevine
The purpose of this questionnaire is to ascertain at what age the incidents or experiences listed below first happened. The order in which they are...
Barley Corn
Somebody has invented a new game for alcoholics. It is called "Blackout" and takes four people to play it. Each of the four is supplied with a quart...
Getting the Family Sober (by L.D.)
A PAGE of the A.A. Book bears this statement: "The alcoholic is like a tornado. . .tearing through other people's lives." How true! Instead of...
Tradition Six (by Bill W.)
THE moment we saw that we had an answer for alcoholism, it was reasonable for us to feel we might have an answer for a lot of other things. The AA...
A Young and Short Snorter Finds the Way (by R. S.)
I AM a young member of Alcoholics Anonymous. I am twenty-two. I admitted my defeat at the hands of alcohol on February 15, 1953, which was three...
Case History of a Dry Drunk (by Anonymous)
EVER since I first came into AA, I have heard two things repeated innumerable times until they have become indelibly imprinted in my mind. First,...
My Four Seasons (by J. H.)
CHRISTMAS 1952. The year of my liberation from the family responsibilities and cares I firmly believed had driven me to drink. The year I gained my...
I'm Taking My Own Inventory Now (by Anonymous)
FOR MANY YEARS, like most drunks, I've had my inventory taken by others it wasn't always easy to accept. Members of my family, bartenders, cab...