From the December 1963 magazine.

Something About the Eyes

AA members speak both with words and through "the windows of the soul

"THE door opened and he stood there, fresh-skinned and glowing. There was something about his eyes. He was inexplicably different. What had happened?"

Thus wrote AA's co-founder Bill W. in his dramatic personal account of the chance visit from an ex-drinking companion who brought him the message that was to become the Twelve Steps. The man had undergone a startling change in appearance and bearing, something that Bill recognized immediately. Something was inexplicably different about his old friend; something had happened. What was it? Why was it so obvious?

-- M. D. B.

Jackson, Michigan

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