Story Archive: Dinner with Doctors
From the Story Archive: May 2006
Helping physicians help alcoholics
In July 1975, when Alcoholics Anonymous celebrated its fortieth birthday in Denver, Colorado, AAs came together to celebrate sobriety and carry the message of their recovery to others.
By then, AA had taken root and flourished; that summer in Denver, twenty-nine countries were represented. And, although it had been forty years since a little doctor, affectionately known to alcoholics as...