From the May 2018 magazine.

Dear Grapevine

Dr.Bob's house, Founders' Day, Akron, Ohio. "For three days, our AA history comes alive."

A birthday in Akron

After I reached the point of pitiful, incomprehensible demoralization, I came into AA and was given two gifts: the gift of desperation and the willingness of a newcomer. Little did I know how the simple prayer “God, please help me” would revolutionize my whole life. Because of God’s grace and mercy and the Twelve Steps, I got sober.

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