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The Pleasures of Reading
Clinical data on alcoholism is growing in volume--a sure indication that the disease as a social problem is recognized and remedy is being sought....
A.A.'s Country-wide News Circuit
The non-alcoholic wives of Fort Worth, Texas, A.A.s went to town in a big way recently, entertained a large gathering of alcoholics at dinner in the...
Heard over NBC
Lumping them all together, alcoholics in A.A. and those not yet arrived, potentials and non-alcoholics alike, the many thousands who had already...
Trustee Vote Fixes Policy on Gift Funds (by Bill W.)
Discussing this topic in last month's Grapevine we made the following observations:
A.A. Not a Drug Cure (by Mary M.)
Regardless of the merit of a single code of conduct, two codes of conduct still prevail in the emotional, if not the intellectual, make-up of the...
How Many U.S. Alcoholics?
Neither the Census Bureau nor the American Medical Association keep any count record of U. S. alcoholics. Best available figure is probably that...
Write It Down in Golden Ink. . .Thank You Kindly, But I Don't Drink. (by Anon)
WE AAs have friends who are not AAs and have no need to worry about their drinking, others who of course--but that is not the story. At any rate we...
AA in Norway (by H. S.)
THE AA part of my trip really begins and ends in the city of my childhood, about an hour by train from Oslo, the capital. This involved my first...
Career Soldier and Alcoholic (by E. J. C.)
SINCE today is my second annual anniversary in AA (less one slip) and inasmuch as I feel that my sobriety was achieved via the antabuse and AA routes...
One With the Angels (by K. P. N.)
THERE'S a sentence in the Big Book that refers to psychotics in terms of hopelessness and how we can only pity them. From my own experience with a...