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Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Missing Big Book "facts"

We are not cured of alcoholism. (Alcoholics Anonymous, page 85)
but there is a solution. . .

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We do get "spoofed" a lot (mailer pretending to be "someone at aahistory.com")


You can now Make Contributions Online to GSO from you or your group. You must be a member of AA to contribute. (July 2010)

"When Love is not Enough", the Lois W. story, aired April 25, 2010 at 9:00 PM PST. From the author who brought us "My Name is Bill W." It starred Wynona Rider and Barry Pepper.
Copies available from Hallmark. (April 2010)

We have all heard of the Serenity Prayer, but, how would you like to stay at the cottage where it was written? The Historic Serenity Stone Cottage has been completely restored and is now available to the public! (March 2009)

If you have not seen the new format/look of the AA Grapevine, it is amazing!
Current Grapevine. (March 2009)

The Hebrew language version of the Big Book becomes the 53rd translation of our basic text. Six years in the making, it is now available from the General Service Office. (October 2007)

"Faingold Photography" is making the large panoramic 2005 Convention photo available from their web site. (July 2005)

"AA Grapevine's" Digital Archive is now available online for a small subscription fee. Every story, cartoon and article online and searchable - Happy 60th Anniversary! (June 1, 2004)

An Old Poem
Footprints in the Sand

A New Poem
Butt Prints in the Sand

The 12 Rewards
12 Rewards

The 4th Edition Big Book:

COPPER FOIL <<< Do you have one of these?

The fourth printing has at least one NEW CHANGE.

We are now in the 25th printing as of February 2010.


The Sobriety Calculator

Type in your sobriety date and see how long you have been sober down to the second! (but who's counting?)

The Anniversary Web Site

Add your name to this growing list of thousands of folks staying sober just like you. On your anniversary you'll get emails from around the globe, what a gift. Send email to a friend you haven't met yet on their anniversary also. Online service work! Flags used in the web site for our visitors.

Foreign Grapevine Collection

A collection of 32 different International Grapevine Style Magazines. New additions include Portugal and Mexico.

Our Serenity Prayer

Lot's of Serenity Prayer information and links to the Prayer in many different languages.

Prayer of St Francis

I have trouble remembering the words to the Prayer of St Francis. I love the meaning of this prayer so much that I made this page to be a place to come and just be quiet and meditate on the meanings expressed by St Francis.


Click here for Bill W.'s obituary in the newspapers in 1971.

Which day of the week did you get sober? Click Here to Find Out

Who are all those people that Bill and Bob keep naming in our literature? Click Here to Find Out


Charlie P's Memorial Book from Apr 2011

Bill Pittman's Memorial Book from Nov 2007

Joe McQ's Memorial Book from Oct 2007

Nell Wing's Memorial Book from Feb 2007

Nancy O's Memorial Book from Mar 2005

Esther Coleman's Memorial Book from Jan 2005

Robert Ripley Smith's Memorial Book from Apr 2004

Searcy W.'s Memorial Book from Sep 2003

Dr Earle M.'s Memorial Book from Jan 2003

Sue Smith Window's Memorial Book from Feb 2002

Doc John's Memorial Book from Dec 2001

Dr Paul's Memorial Books from May 2000.

Hugh M.'s Memorial Book from Dec 1999.

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