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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


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1.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... age.   BB More About Alcoholism, p.39  
His income is good, he has a fine home, is happily married and the father of promising children of college age.


2.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... age?   12&12 Step Twelve, p.121  
How could we ever take care of those awful debts, possess a decent home, educate the kids, and set something by for old age?


3.
View FOREWORD TO THIRD EDITION   ... age -- among them, many in their teens.   BB Foreword to Third Edition, p.xxii  
Seven percent of the A.A.'s surveyed are less than 30 years of age -- among them, many in their teens.


4.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... age characterized by the ease with which ...   BB We Agnostics, p.52  
Is not our age characterized by the ease with which we discard old ideas for new, by the complete readiness with which we throw away the theory or gadget which does not work for something new which does?


5.
View FOREWORD TO FOURTH EDITION   ... age, gender, race, and culture -- have widened ...   BB Foreword to Fourth Edition, p.xxiii  
The stories added to this edition represent a membership whose characteristics -- of age, gender, race, and culture -- have widened and have deepened to encompass virtually everyone the first 100 members could have hoped to reach.


6.
View MORE ABOUT ALCOHOLISM chapter   ... age of fifty-five, after a successful and ...   BB More About Alcoholism, p.32  
An exceptional man, he remained bone dry for twenty-five years and retired at the age of fifty-five, after a successful and happy business career.


7.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... age of miracles is still with us.   BB A Vision For You, p.153  
The age of miracles is still with us.


8.
View FOREWORD   ... age-old, baffling malady, alcoholism.   12&12 Foreword, p.15  
Alcoholics Anonymous is a worldwide fellowship of more than one hundred thousand(*) alcoholic men and women who are banded together to solve their common problems and to help fellow sufferers in recovery from that age-old, baffling malady, alcoholism.


9.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... age-old perplexities, but our own experience does ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.117  
We A.A.'s cannot pretend to offer full answers to age-old perplexities, but our own experience does provide certain answers that work for us.


10.
View APPENDIX IV, The Lasker Award   ... age-old public health and social problem, alcoholism ...   BB Appendix IV, The Lasker Award, p.571  
"The American Public Health Association presents a Lasker Group Award for 1951 to Alcoholics Anonymous in recognition of its unique and highly successful approach to that age-old public health and social problem, alcoholism ... In emphasizing alcoholism as an illness, the social stigma associated with this condition is being blotted out ... Historians may one day recognize Alcoholics Anonymous to have been a great venture in social pioneering which forged a new instrument for social action; a new therapy based on the kinship of common suffering; one having a vast potential for the myriad other ills of mankind."


11.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... age-old riddle of alcoholism, He can solve ...   BB To Wives, p.116  
If God can solve the age-old riddle of alcoholism, He can solve your problems too.


The 164 and More™ Book, eBook, and Web Site are all CONCORDANCES which display passages from the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the A.A. Grapevine (A.A. Preamble only).  Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the 164 and More concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or endorsement by either Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc., or the A.A. Grapevine, Inc.  Further A.A.W.S. Inc. and the A.A. Grapevine Inc. have no objection to the use of this material in the 164 and More concordance.

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