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Henry G. (Hank) Parkhurst. (1895-1954)

The Unbeliever — Henry (Hank) Parkhurst, New Jersey. (OM and 1st edition, p. 194.)Biographies written by Nancy O., Moderator, AA History Buffs. Hank was the first man Bill Wilson was successful in sobering up after returning from his famous trip to Akron where he met Dr. Bob. Thus Hank was A.A. #2 in New York […]

Joe McQ explains Step 4 (Part 3 of 3)

Last portion of Joe McQ explaining Step 4 of the Program of Recovery of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Joe McQ explains Step 4 (Part 2 of 3)

Second part of three with Joe McQ (one half of Joe and Charlie) explaining Step 4 of the recovery program of A.A.

Joe McQ explains Step 4

  Love him or hate him, Joe McQ does a good Step 4, straight from the Big Book.

Working with others

At times we hear the expression: “Take the cotton out of your ears and stick it in your mouth,” or worse, “Shut your toilet,” spoken to new comers.  I have even heard of groups who don’t allow a newcomer to share until after a year. What does the Big Book say about that? See your […]

Alcoholics Anonymous – Steps 1, 2 and 3 – Back to Basics

Friends know (Rule 62)