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The Man Who Stayed Around (by Bob C.)
BOB IS ONE OF THOSE REALLY AMAZING MIRACLES OF AA. A pro fighter as a youngster, with a money-mad manager who would let him get his head beat off for...
Helping Hands
EVERY STATE IN THE U. S. has a law which calls for alcohol education in public schools, but few schools do an adequate job, according to the New...
Thanks for the Memory (by H. L. S.)
RECENTLY I ATTENDED A MEETING of the Alateens.[1] The leader was a woman of the Al-Anons. She was very able and efficient and knew how to make the...
Sidebar (by The World Health Organization, Alco)
ALCOHOLICS ARE those excessive drinkers whose dependence upon alcohol has attained such a degree that it shows a noticeable mental disturbance or an...
Helping Hands
Reprinted from NCA Newsletter SEPTEMBER 16, 1957, Ralph K. Kharas of Syracuse, New York, made a decision--and history. "There is no just cause for...
Outside AA
Progress along all fronts in the attack on alcoholism is reported for the year just past by the National Council on Alcoholism. Information supplied...
Helping Hands (by Louis Cassels)
AMERICAN CHURCHES ARE SOFT-PEDALING their ancient differences over temperance in order to wage common war against alcoholism. They are learning that...
Helping Hands
A Survey by Elmo Roper and Associates as reported in the Los Angeles Examiner THE OLD STEREOTYPE OF THE TOWN DRUNK, as a lost sinner perversely...
From the Vintage Years
(Reprinted from the June 1945 Grapevine) ANYONE WHO TRIED TO IMPRESS a drinking alcoholic with the approach, "You can't have your cake and eat it,...
Psychiatry and the Big Book (by Anon.)
To the Editor: My wife keeps saying that I should go to a psychiatrist. Yet a number of AAs I've talked to say this is silly; I don't need to do...