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


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View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... despairing alcoholics as they could.  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.186  
The A.A. groups would have to reach quickly as many despairing alcoholics as they could.


2.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... despairing appeal: "Doctor, I cannot go on ...  BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxix  
Men have cried out to me in sincere and despairing appeal: "Doctor, I cannot go on like this! I have everything to live for! I must stop, but I cannot! You must help me!"


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View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... despairing, nervous wreck, had emerged a man ...  BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxxi  
From a trembling, despairing, nervous wreck, had emerged a man brimming over with self-reliance and contentment.


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View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... despairing wife was informed that it would ...  BB Bill's Story, p.7  
My weary and despairing wife was informed that it would all end with heart failure during delirium tremens, or I would develop a wet brain, perhaps within a year.


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View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... despairing wives, the little children; let the ...  BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxviii  
If any feel that as psychiatrists directing a hospital for alcoholics we appear somewhat sentimental, let them stand with us a while on the firing line, see the tragedies, the despairing wives, the little children; let the solving of these problems become a part of their daily work, and even of their sleeping moments, and the most cynical will not wonder that we have accepted and encouraged this movement.


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