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Topic: Español
My name is Barbara and I'm an alcoholic. I'm an alcoholic, that must always be remembered. But I'm many things besides. It's always been several things at once with me: homework and the radio blaring...
An answering service call I took five months ago has shown me how AA functions in other cultures. The call was from a Latino mother. "Mi español es muy poco, muy mal," I told her, but I got across my...
When i first went toan AA meeting--thanks to a fellow member whom I will always remember with gratitude--I was totally crazed and didn't even know it. I had to work to accept my alcoholism, to learn...
In April 1991, the AA General Service Conference asked the Grapevine to begin publishing one article in Spanish every month. The first such article, a past Grapevine article on the topic of...
A Guide to the AA Grapevine A brand-new, updated edition of the AA Grapevine Workbook is now available. It serves as a resource for all Grapevine and La Viña representatives or for any AA member who...
Leaving the stigma of alcoholism behind
Today I spoke with a Catholic priest who in the course of his work encounters women who have a problem with alcohol. I wanted to enlist his help in spreading the word that there is a place to go if...
Theo T. lives in Oakland, California, and has been very active on the H&I committee, which uses the Grapevine and La Viña to carry the AA message to those who are confined in prisons, hospitals, recovery facilities, etc. Theo was interviewed by
Theo T. drank for forty-seven years. He tried to get sober three or four times before finally getting sober fourteen years ago. In the beginning, he tells us, he could not stop drinking because he...

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