From the May 2019 magazine.

A Big Book is born

Middle of Oct., 1937
Our cofounder Bill W. travels to Akron where the group meets and approves raising funds for paid missionaries, a chain of national hospitals and the writing of a book. The Ohio members do not, however, intend to contribute any money themselves, and they send Bill back to New York City to raise the money there. 

May 20, 1938 
Having collected just one contribution in the past seven months, Bill begins writing “Bill’s Story” and “There Is a Solution”—primarily as promotion pieces that he and Hank P. hope will open the wallets of the rich.

-- Timeline written by Bill S.

Fairfield, Conn.

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