From the April 1990 magazine.

What We Were Like

Fragments of AA History

In the spring of 1971, newspapers around the country reported the passing of Bill W. in New York City, one of the two co-founders of Alcoholics Anonymous. The other co-founder, Dr. Robert S. of Akron, Ohio, had passed on some years earlier.

Shortly after Bill's death, the Akron Alcoholics Anonymous groups asked Henrietta Seiberling to speak at the annual Founders Day meeting in Akron, which is attended by AA members from all over the world.

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