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The Forgotten Fantastic Communicator : Bobbie B.

Many are familiar with the early beginnings of A.A. and the start of the little office in New York. Bill W. and Ruth Hock became...

Lois Wilson: An Unsung Hero

You may not know who Lois Wilson is but you should.  She lived 97 years. Fifty-three of those years she was the wife of...

“I Stand At The Door” by Rev. Sam Shoemaker – Reading by Ken R.

I Stand at the Door By Sam Shoemaker I stand by the door. I neither go to far in, nor stay to far out. The door is the...

Founders’ Day – June 10th

Today, we celebrate 86 years of Alcoholics Anonymous! The fellowship of AA has undergone an incredible journey of success and growth since Dr. Bob...

Dr. William Duncan Silkworth passed away March 22, 1951

Dr. William Duncan Silkworth 1873 – 1951 Obituary from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle March 23, 1951   From the April 1951 issue of The A.A. Grapevine: Dr. William Duncan Silkworth...

Lois Wilson: A Leader to Learn From

Lois Wilson: A Leader to Learn From by Tom Adams Wednesday, we explored the contribution of Anne Smith to the Twelve Step programs. Her marriage to...

Anne Smith: A Midwest Champion for Women

Anne Smith: A Midwest Champion for Women by Tom Adams Hundreds of wives of men with drinking problems from all over the nation came to call...

Bill W. Memorial Service from Baton Rouge on February 14th, 1971

This memorial service to AA cofounder Bill Wilson took place in Baton Rouge on February 14, 1971.That was the day that memorial services were...

Alcoholics Anonymous and the Rockefeller Dinner

The Alcoholics Anonymous Rockefeller Dinner on February 8th, 1940 In the infancy of Alcoholics Anonymous, the pioneering members found themselves a great opportunity for fund...

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