From the May 1959 magazine.

Pro and Con


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ALL of us give attention, affection and appreciation to those around us who do thoughtful things, but, being a school teacher of long standing--"and an AA member for twelve years," she cried joyfully--I know what usually reaches the ears concerning the daily job! But I would have you know of the tremendous joy and eagerness with which thousands await The Grapevine every month and of the feeling we all have that a friend has walked into the house when it arrives. It not only inspires, it illumines, for many a time an important truth which I know with my mind comes alive in my feeling by a word, phrase or sentence. Although I feel it, it isn't really mine.

-- E. A.

Brookline, Massachusetts

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