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AMA ACTION ON HOSPITALIZATION FOR ALCOHOLICS: the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association, at its Tenth Clinical Meeting in Seattle...
How AA Changed a Non-Alcoholic's Life (by Mrs. H. E. G.)
WHEN WE MARRIED ten years ago, my husband was already well on his way to alcoholism. Even from the beginning, our lives were far from normal and I...
Freedom--Behind Bars (by Joe G.)
NONE OF US IN AA reads headlines like these without a brief shudder...a fleeting vision of "There but for the Grace of God"...and a moment of...
The Next Frontier--Emotional Sobriety (by Bill W.)
Below you will find the substance of a revealing letter which Bill wrote several years ago to a close friend who also had troublesome depressions....
Few Die Well (by Anonymous)
"FEW DIE WELL" is a controversial statement if we apply it to mankind as a whole. If we apply it, however, to the alcoholic it is not so...
AA Around the World (by Evan C. H.)
UNTIL I READ the article of Bill's on emotional sobriety in the January issue of the Grapevine I had more or less come to believe that there was not...
Sobriety's Foe (by A. L.)
FOUR FEATURES of my drinking pattern stand out prominently. These are the characteristics which clearly set me apart from my drinking buddies for...
Outside AA
THE ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER of Middlesex County, New Jersey, contains a resume of "alcohol factor cases" for the period 1933-1957...
Dear Eve and Lyb, (by A Foreign Missionary)
THIS little letter was received at GSO in the fall of last year. . .it is gratifying to print this first inquiry and the successful continuity...
Sincerely in AA (by E. B.)
FIFTEEN trips in and out of State Hospitals. Many short-term hospitalizations and jail sentences. Time involved: eleven years. Present status:...