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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

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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.

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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.

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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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"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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