August 23 – Eye Opener (1950)
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Alcoholism is now recognized as a disease, and this recognition brought about countless studies and experimentations on the part of the physicians, scientists, educators, employers, etc.
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Had Doctor Bob died in May 1935, he would have died a failure – a man who had wasted years of training and exceptional ability, a despair and a disappointment to his family, his profession and himself.
A few of the people who abused me in AA, including a sponsor who was abusive in practically every way and my ex-boyfriend who repeatedly raped me, now go to Sex Addicts Anonymous, as well as some other sexual offenders that I met in AA. 638 more words
August 19 – Eye Opener (1950)
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The newspapers announced that Doctor Bob died on November 19th, 1950, but we of AA know different. He lives today in the grateful hearts of three hundred and fifty thousand alcoholics and probably three times that number of dependents of alcoholics.