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The AA Grapevine Timeline
June 1944 The first issue of the Grapevine is published by six New York AA members, with the blessing of Bill W. A copy is sent to every AA group (...
My Name Is Bertha. . . (by B.D.)
My name is Bertha. I am an Afro-American alcoholic. I don't know when I became an alcoholic, but I do believe I became one because I drank too much...
PO Box 1980 (by Patrick G.)
I have been around AA for a few years. I've had at least four relapses. I was one of those who just couldn't get it. Last Christmas Eve, staggering...
How Long Is Forever? (by Robert B.)
The problem I had, when Judge Lee sent me to AA in 1975 as an alternative to jail time, was that I was not an alcoholic. I proved it by staying sober...
Remembering When (by Bob K.)
Eighteen years ago, the beginning of the end got under way. I didn't know it at the time, but after Thanksgiving 1986 my life would never be quite...
Step Five: When The Fog Lifts (by Bill M.)
My first drunk was adisaster. My parents went out for a New Year's Eve party. I was thirteen years old and I was alone. I decided to find out what...
At Wit's End (by Richard M.)
THE FOLLOWING ARE CAROLS for the alcoholic who has the following conditions: Delirium tremens--Do I Hear What I Hear? Blackout--I Don't Know If I'll...
PO BOX 1980 (by Deanna S.)
The article "In the Aftermath" (March 2008 Grapevine) provided a dose of humility for me. After some years of sobriety, I've found myself doing the...
The Grapevine Timeline
June 1944 The first issue of the Grapevine is published by six New York AA members, with the blessing of Bill W.A copy is sent to every AA group (...
At Wit's End (by DENISE D.)
I always knew what a blackout was: when I drank and couldn't remember what happened. I had a lot more brownouts. That was when I did remember and...