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Topic: Letters from the Editor
Each year Grapevine publishes a classic issue in November, with a theme that pulls historical Grapevine articles from the digital Story Archive on AAGrapevine.org. This year, a reader requested that...
The holidays can be a stressful time for AAs, especially newcomers. With all the parties and celebrations that the season brings, there can also be a good deal of imbibing and family tension. In a...
It’s hard enough coming into AA for the first time, but when you’re a teenager, or in your 20s or even 30s, getting sober can be extra scary. Sometimes it helps if you can identify with an alcoholic...
We’ve come a long way since the early days of AA, but one of the touchiest subjects subjects in sobriety still is—you guessed it—sex. But our Big Book, which was written in the 1930s, is...
We are lucky nowadays to have so many new ways to communicate with each other, to stay connected and to reach out to help our fellow alcoholics. Smart phones, email, texting, social networking sites...
In just 76 years, the message of Alcoholics Anonymous has spread to more than 180 countries. It’s wonderful to know that the hand of AA is there for us almost no matter where we are. In a little town...
What helps us stay sober today? Is it that morning prayer? That phone call to our sponsor? Finishing that Fourth Step? Or how about that crazy share we blurt out at our home group? For each of us, it...
Every June, thousands of alcoholics and their families and friends descend on Akron to celebrate the anniversary of Dr. Bob’s last drink and the birth of Alcoholics Anonymous. It’s a fun-filled...
Every year, Grapevine gets hundreds of stories from AA members in correctional facilities as well as from those dedicated to service work, carrying the message behind prison walls. We are thrilled to...
What better to do on a hot sober summer day but kick back on the beach and read a good book? Grapevine has many terrific books, filled with stories from AA members sharing their experience, strength...

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