From the August 2014 magazine.

Letter from the Editor

The Spanish-speaking population is one of the fastest-growing segments within the United States. As La Viña’s circulation rises, it illustrates the need to reach all of our members with the life-saving message of AA. This month’s special section highlights stories of experience, strength and hope from our Spanish-speaking AA members.

In the story “Raised in Loisaida,” a Hispanic woman who grew up on New York City’s Lower East Side learns to drink like the boys. A young man gets sober in California and becomes the La...