From the August 1946 magazine.

A.A.s to Be Asked for Information

A.A.s will be invited shortly to assist, insofar as the filling out of the questionnaire and collecting data, on a nationwide basis, in a new educational project aimed at accumulating new information which may help potential alcoholics to avoid going across the line into alcoholism.

The origins of the new project go back more than a year to a meeting of the Greenwich Village Group in New York City at which the question was raised as to whether the life of an alcoholic could be charted in graph form. The group debated whether a graph could be prepared which would give any indication of averages relating to the progress of alcoholism, of averages relating to age, home environment and other circumstances, and of averages pertaining to the behaviorism of an alcoholic.

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