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June 1949

Consider the Old Timers--

They Have No Problems--or Have They?

CONSIDER A.A. "old timers"--those fellows who've been continuously dry and happy for four, five, six or more years. Everybody takes them for granted. They have no problems! Or have they? The No. 1 problem, drinking, has "receded" almost to the vanishing point. But it's always there! Economically they're pretty well straightened out. Some, in fact, are already working on their second millions. The family snarl, if any, has usually been de-snarled either in a reunited brood, a new marriage, or a comfortable retreat to single blessedness.


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