October 2012: Letter from the Editor

When we first come into AA, some of us have trouble feeling like we belong. But, luckily, the doors of AA are wide. In the Big Book chapter “There is a Solution,” it states that we alcoholics “are people who normally would not mix.” But then it quickly assures us that “there exists among us a fellowship, a friendliness, and an understanding which is indescribably wonderful.” In this month’s diversity section, we feature stories by alcoholics who, although they felt different, found their place in AA.

In “Too Chinese,...