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Bill W. to Help Edit Grapevine
The Grapevine begins its second year of publication with this issue, its staff augmented by new volunteers including one of the founders of...
Barley Corn
The following (humorous) account has been adapted to the experience of a well-to-do alcoholic who wakes up in a sanitarium after a slip. MR. A.: Ha,...
Aiding Others Gave Dr. Liebman Peace of Mind
The death of Dr. Joshua L. Liebman on June 9 at the age of 41 from a heart attack which physicians said was due to overwork may raise a question...
20 Questions for the Sober Alcoholic (by A. H.)
This "sobriety questionnaire" came to us, over a year ago, with an author's note: "I'm pretty new in AA and can watch my progress--if any--by what I...
Sidebar (by Dr. Charles Mayo)
WORRY AFFECTS the circulation, the heart, the glands, the whole nervous system and profoundly affects the health. I have never known a man who died...
Easy Does It (by P.W.)
I lost a very dear friend the other day under tragic circumstances. The papers said he fell or jumped to the subway tracks. The autopsy showed a...
Letter From a Distraught Enzyme (by F. C.)
NOTE: From time to time in various news media there are reports from scientists and doctors who believe they may have tracked down the physical cause...
Carrying the Message (by G. M. C.)
For the past six years I've been visiting our Central Office and I've come to know the secretary quite well. I have yet to see a person who is more...
Peter Pan Is Dead (by J. W.)
MY TROUBLES seemed to begin when I settled, permanently, to live in a small, insular Southern city, after having spent most of my life in and around...
Activity Addicts (by Paul M.)
I CAN BE on the move in AA with a steady round of meetings, committees, conferences, banquets, board meetings--and be going absolutely nowhere in the...