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Dr. Bob: A Tribute from Bill in the January 1951 AA Grapevine

This piece written by AA cofounder Bill Wilson can be found in the January 1951 AA Grapevine. This tribute was written and published just...

Bill W. Memorial Grapevine

This Bill W. Memorial issue of the Grapevine is from March 1971, a little over month after the passing of AA cofounder Bill Wilson....

Bill W. of Alcoholics Anonymous Dies – January 24, 1971

Alcoholics Anonymous cofounder Bill W. passed away on January 24, 1971. Here is Bill W.'s Obituary that was written by John W. Stevens and published...

Happy Anniversary to Bill And Lois

To have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love...

Ed Webster Books

Ed Webster, well known as the author of The Little Red Book: An Interpretation Of The Twelve Steps of the Alcoholics Anonymous Program, got...

King School Group in Akron, OH Started – January 1940

King School Group - Akron, OH After Bill and Dr. Bob met in Akron, Bill remained on and they began to carry their message of...

I Stand by the Door – Samuel M. Shoemaker

I stand by the door. I neither go to far in, nor stay to far out. The door is the most important door in the world...

Christmas Greetings from Lois and Bill

Merry Christmas! It became tradition over the years that Bill and Lois would share a "Christmas Message" dedicated to their friends in Alcoholics Anonymous. These...

The Very First AA Pamphlet from April 1940 – Larry Jewell Houston Press Articles

This is the First AA Pamphlet that was published by The Alcoholic Foundation in April 1940. The only other publication of literature released by...

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