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"What Man is a Man that does not make the World a better place?"

    Welcome to where you will experience much historical and related information on the subject of Alcoholics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous history and related information. Officially begun on December 12th, 2000, is now in its Fifteenth year and is one of the largest sites of its type in the World - a repository, archive, you might say, of Alcoholics Anonymous History and related information.
    There is still so much more work to be done on that I expect to be working on the rest of my life. Alcoholics Anonymous saved my life from certain death! There are Thousands of pages of information here and the site will continue to grow.
    It is hoped that your visit here will continue to be helpful to you and more importantly, be helpful to the new member of the Fellowship and the new visitors to

Yours in service,
Warmest regards,
Jim M.


AA's Big Book was deemed #2 on the Library of Congress's "Books That Shaped America" list. And its Original Working Manuscript is considered the most priceless non-fiction manuscript in existence. The Big Book is the most sought after book in the world, second only to the Bible, and to us has been more helpful in our lives and those we work with than any other book.

When the present owner purchased it from Sotheby's in 2007, top world experts agreed that, although priceless in nature, in 10 years it should be worth $10,000,000 or more.

The present owner wanted to get it out to the world. So "The Book That Started It All" was published and made available thanks to Hazelden Publishing. The present owner also feels he did what he was to do with it and now believes it is time that the next AA history lover who has the means to purchase this most precious manuscript in existence should now experience owning it. Asking price: $4,500,000. Also being offered with the sale is a second edition Big Book signed by Bill Wilson and four LP albums that originally sold with the Manuscript at Sotheby's auction.

SERIOUS inquires with the means to purchase only. Thank you. Please contact Exclusive Sales Agent: and leave your contact information and where you found this post. Or, you can call, SERIOUS INQUIRES ONLY WITH THE MEANS TO PURCHASE: EDDIE G. @ (251) 442-8253.

*Please note that is not affiliated with the sale of the above - rather it is posted here for anyone who may be interested in the above extremely very rare opportunity. To receive any further details, please contact the exclusive sales agent above.

Yours in service,
Warmest regards,
Jim M.

     Important: is way behind the times and most of the coding is about 15 years old. I would like to update But to do so, I may need your help. There is so much more to be done on the site. In all honesty, I only make $9.75 an hour and I am comfortable with that at this time in my life. Note: The double underlined words that are advertisements will disappear shortly as one emailer said to me it was a disgrace. So, I am going to remove those particular ads and other ads from my entire web site A.S.A.P.

     I Recieved the following email:

On Wednesday, August 10, 2016 2:49 AM, June Gray <> wrote:
     "Hi, We can help you to get on first page of Google and increase traffic or leads for your website.
     The website code also looks outdated and uses techniques that aren't exactly SEO-friendly. IMO it's a combination of both the site code and imperfect work by SEO firms that's affecting your search engine performance.

June Gray
"SEO - SMO - Web Design"

     This was my reply to June Grays email:

On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 10:15 AM, Jim <> wrote:
     "....OK......June Grey......i agree with the contents of your email.... most of the site has the same code in place when it was created almost 15 years ago (undergone 3 overhauls (it needs another)) - not to mention I have only used 3 editors; had an editor; then onto DreamWeaver 4; then onto DreamWeaver MX 2004 and still using the later. I suppose I am a little behind the times, huh?.....What do you suggest June Grey?"

Warmest regards,
Jimmy from

     Then I recieved this email from the same company:

On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 5:22 PM, Max Miller <> wrote:
     Dear Jimmy,

     Thanks for your reply. My name is Max Miller and I work for Higher Positions. You can know more about us and our services at We at Higher Positions have ranked all of our SEO clients within the top 10 search result list in Google, yahoo and Bing for numerous requested keywords and we continue to do that with our quality and innovative SEO services.

     I analyzed your website i.e. and you are right about the fact that it is little behind the times. The most important thing for today's website is that they are responsive i.e. they are configured to view on smart phones and tablets. This is very important aspect of website design because majority of the viewers use mobile phones to surf the internet. The other thing is that design and structure of the websites also should be SEO friendly so that you can easily reach your targeted users. Without the viewers the website will have no worth.

     Since your website has more than 4000 pages, so it will take at least 5-6 months of extensive work to design and develop the entire new website for you. If you hire us to do it, we'll not only make it responsive but also put the tags and other contents in such a way that follows the current Google's algorithm through which it crawls a website. So it would be easy to optimize the keywords for your website afterwards which is essential for Search engine optimization.

     If you want to proceed with the new design of your website then please let me know and I will give you a detailed idea of its costing. For any queries related to your website, you can call me at +1-348 834 8786.

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Max Miller
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     And this was my reply to Max Miller:

     Hello Max Miller!

     I would like to know what we are looking at financially. I do want to bring up todate, more appeally, easy to navigate, high ranking in the search engines, multiple cross browser support and most importantly a complete over haul and a new look and feel to the site. I have so much more to add to this site, it may take the rest of my life to get it all posted. I have more information to add than I know what to do with.

     I will assume this may be costly, and if so, could we work out a payment plan to get the job done - possibly peacemeal - one section at a time - beginning with the upper level links such as my index page and sitemap page and a few others to begin with, unless you think it is wise to start from some where else on the site. I am not a man with a lot of money, and I wish to have on-line for many years to come. The site helps people all around the Globe. So, if you think you can help me, I am willing to make some sacrifices to get it done.

     Please Max, give me all details as to what we are looking at here. It desperately needs an overhaul. Maybe if I explain to the visitors to my site, they may be willing to make the donations on my site to get the job done. And if we go forward, please advise me as to what editor I should use from this point forward. I have been using an out of date editor; DreamWeaver MX 2004 (about 12 years old).

     I look forward to hearing from you Max and I hope we are able to work something out to get the job done, no matter how long it takes - One section at a time, One day at a time.

     By the way, I have, pretty much, been the only person working on this site. I can not get anyone to help me with it. I believe it is because when those I ask to help, they are overwhelmed in the size of the site and the much more work that needs to be done.

Warmest regards,
Jim Mxxxx,
North Carolina,


     So, I ask for your opinion. The fact is,'s coding is way behind the times. Do you think this is something we can do together and make it a reality? I would love to bring up to date before any distortions should arise. If so, I welcome all the help I can get to make better than it has ever been before! If you want more information about what we are looking at financially, please call Max Miller, Sr. Marketing Manager at Higher Positions at this number: +1 (347) 834-8786. Be sure to mention that you are contacting him about giving a well needed overhaul.

Yours in service,
Warmest regards,
Jim M.

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    We were having trouble with personal relationships, we couldn't control our emotional natures, we were a prey to misery and depression, we couldn't make a living, we had a feeling of uselessness, we were full of fear, we were unhappy, we couldn't seem to be of real help to other people—was not a basic solution of these bedevilments more important ... ?

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... or do we want what practicing the principles of AA promises?

    If we are painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be amazed before we are half way through.
    We are going to know a new freedom and a new happiness.
    We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it.
    We will comprehend the word serenity and we will know peace.
    No matter how far down the scale we have gone, we will see how our experience can benefit others.
    That feeling of uselessness and self pity will disappear.
    We will lose interest in selfish things and gain interest in our fellows.
    Self-seeking will slip away.
    Our whole attitude and outlook upon life will change.
    Fear of people and of economic insecurity will leave us.
    We will intuitively know how to handle situations which used to baffle us.
    We will suddenly realize that God is doing for us what we could not do for ourselves.

    Are these extravagant promises? We think not. They are being fulfilled among us—sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly. They will always materialize if we work for them.

2nd, 3rd, and 4th edition Big Book page 83 & 84

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"God, I offer myself to Thee—to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy Power, Thy Love, and Thy Way of life. May I do Thy will always!"
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When anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help, I want the hand of A.A. always to be there. And for that: I am responsible.

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"Lord, make me a channel of thy peace—that where there is hatred, I may bring love—that where there is wrong, I may bring the spirit of forgiveness—that where there is discord, I may bring harmony—that where there is error, I may bring truth—that where there is doubt, I may bring faith—that where there is despair, I may bring hope—that where there are shadows, I may bring light—that where there is sadness, I may bring joy. Lord, grant that I may seek rather to comfort than to be comforted—to understand, than to be understood—to love, than to be loved. For it is by self-forgetting that one finds. It is by forgiving that one is forgiven. It is by dying that one awakens to Eternal Life. Amen."
-Saint Francis of Assisi

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"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life."
-John 3:16


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