From the December 1957 magazine. First printed in December 1944.

I Didn't Think You Could Do Him Much Good

CHRISTMAS 1944 IN THE GRAPEVINE - The fifth in a series of highlights

THERE ARE SIX AA MEMBERS for whom the Christmas of 1944 must have meant something very precious and very, very extra in the way of blessings. In the December issue of the Grapevine for that year most of the publication was devoted to "The Children Say What AA Means to Them," The "children" who poured out their young hopes and fears are grown now and some of them have children of their own. What of the parents? All accounted for--still AAs in good and active standing--and they were not exactly brand new members when these letters were written. To them and their children--Allan, Delphine, Ellen, Joan, Peter and Richards--Noel!


Excerpted from the December 1944 Grapevine - AA Showed My Father the Way to Maturity

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