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Topic: Español
An old timer talks about the phenomenon of drunk dreams in sobriety
I recently had a "drinking dream." After almost twenty-five years of continued sobriety, one of those dreams entered my sleeping mind. A "drinking dream," to those who are recovering from alcoholism...
New Spanish-language PSA
The 2011 General Service Conference passed an Advisory Action stating that “A culturally sensitive Spanish-language public service announcement (PSA) be developed by the Trustees’ Public Information...
<emphasis type="italic">'El Lenguaje del Corazon'</emphasis> Heard on D.C. Radia
Three years ago, Spanish-speaking AAs in Washington, D.C., began running 30-second announcements about AA on local radio. By arrangement with the manager of the station, the time is purchased at a...
Presentation to the 49th General Service Conference La Vi&ntilde;a: A Progress Report
Introduction The 1995 General Service Conference answered an expressed need within the Fellowship for a Spanish-language magazine modeled on the Grapevine. Through its advisory action, and with the...
On the Grapevine
We recently got some e-mail from Gary J. in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania. He said, "I thought I'd write to express my views on the proposed Spanish Grapevine. I think it's a beautiful idea--the more...
<emphasis type="italic">On the</emphasis> Grapevine
We recently got a letter from the director of the General Service Office in Chile regarding La Viña, the new Spanish-language edition of the Grapevine. The letter read, in part, "It gives me great...
BUSTING WITH AA
I have often thought of writing to you to explain, if I can, my feelings for AA. I don't really know where to begin. I have a very large family. I had nine children but now my oldest daughter is...
Tulsa transplant
I've been sober since March 13, 1988, and my home group is in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I recently changed jobs and this brought me to Argentina. I called Alcohólicos Anónimos in Buenos Aires when I first...
THERE are now two new Distribution Centers in Latin America for Spanish-language AA literature. One is in Medellin, Colombia, and the other is in San Salvador, El Salvador. I am a New Yorker and an...
WHEN MY husband and I are traveling, we make an effort to get to AA meetings. There has never been any difficulty, only a matter of picking up the telephone and being put in the hands of smiling AAs...

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