From the July 1995 magazine.

Interview With the Author of "Doctor, Alcoholic, Addict

First in a series of articles on authors of Big Book stories

Dr. Paul's story, "Doctor, Alcoholic, Addict" is published in the Third Edition of the Big Book; his remarks on acceptance, which appear on pages 449 and 450, have been helpful to many AA members over the years. This interview was conducted by telephone to Dr. Paul's home in California.

How did you come to write the story that's in the Big Book?


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