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June 1961

Gratitude for a Sober Decade

To this grateful woman alcoholic, these years bring "an inside happiness, something like falling in love

LAST June I celebrated my tenth year in AA, but despite all the benefits, my spiritual progress has been slow. Recently, I re-read the 1960 International Issue of the Grapevine, and I wondered and marveled over the widespread influence of AA, and came to the conclusion that I had never read anything more courageous than the opening article called "Alone Across Africa."


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