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Closer Than You Think

December 2019 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays
Service led her to online meetings, where she now gets to help others who can’t reach us

Start with a Prayer

December 2019 | Remote Communities & Sober Holidays
With love and lots of determination, a member tries to carry the AA message to a remote community in New Mexico

Smarter phones

November 2019 | Grapevine Classics
Texting and posting can be tricky when it comes to anonymity. There are guidelines that can help

Defending AA

October 2019 | Is AA Accessible to all who need it?
After a heated debate on the internet, a member learns a lot about putting on her gloves for AA

Hope nobody sees me!

December 2018 | Sober for the Holidays and Remote Communities
A member in Tennessee shares his thoughts about the importance of anonymity

Even in a bar

November 2018

Never too young

September 2018

To break or not to break

November 2017 | Issue Title Here
When it comes to telling others that he’s in AA, whether in person or through his computer, he looks to our Twelve Traditions

Newcomers And Social Media

October 2017
At first he didn’t see what the big deal was about celebrating his sobriety on social media, until someone explain the real meaning of anonymity

“I Heard You Don’t Drink”

December 2016
There’s nothing like an anonymity break to ruin a lovely, hot summer beach day


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