From the June 2014 magazine.

Letter from the Editor

This month, Grapevine celebrates its 70th anniversary, making it one of the longest-running meetings in AA. Since 1944, Grapevine has been what our co-founder called, “a mirror of the Fellowship.” We invite you to celebrate this important occasion with this special anniversary issue.

In the story “Rap My Knuckles, Tickle My Funny Bone,” an old-timer tells what he has learned from 40 years of reading Grapevine. A member’s life takes off after he agrees to be the area Grapevine chair in “