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The Outsider (by D. S.)
THROUGHOUT my sobriety, I have lived in a small community. We have no slum area, very few minorities, and a low crime rate. We are a rather...
Taking Stock (by C. T.)
AFTER SIX months of sobriety and almost daily meetings, things were getting better. I could see improvement in small ways. Reactions to irritations...
PO Box 1980 (by A. D.)
The people in AA (with God's help) saved my life. Because AA people took the time to talk to me any time I needed someone, I kept coming back.
PO Box 1980 (by R. B.)
"Them Against Me," in the April Grapevine, tells about some of our fears in coming back to our group after a slip. In my case, the helping hand of AA...
The Success-Failure Syndrome (by F. M.)
SOMETHING happened a couple of weeks ago that would have thrown me before I joined AA. I wrote an article about a Wyoming friend of mine who, with...
Not Too Young to Identify (by B. B.)
WHEN I FIRST came to the program of Alcoholics Anonymous, I was sixteen years old. The people around the tables told me to get a sponsor. Being the...
Who, Me a Manipulator? (by L. N.)
WHILE WAITING for my wife to finish dressing for a dinner with old friends, I picked up the current issue of the Grapevine, which had been gathering...
PO Box 1980 (by G. S.)
When I came into AA, one surprise was the first birthday cake I saw. Then, I noticed that members who went to more than one group regularly usually...
Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About Service But Were Afraid to Ask (by C. C.)
SHORTLY AFTER joining AA, I discovered what seemed to be a secret organization within our Fellowship. Every once in a while, a group of men and women...
Yes, I Am a Jewish Alcoholic (by L. N.)
SEVERAL RABBIS still say, "There aren't any Jewish alcoholics." Some of the research on alcoholism even gives reasons that there aren't any Jewish...