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1.
View FOREWORD TO SECOND EDITION   ... newcomers.  BB Foreword to Second Edition, p.xviii  
Businessmen, traveling out of existing groups, were referred to these prospective newcomers.


2.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... newcomers.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.111  
Here the temptation is to become rather possessive of these newcomers.


3.
View STEP ELEVEN essay   ... newcomers and to those one-time agnostics who ...  12&12 Step Eleven, p.96  
To certain newcomers and to those one-time agnostics who still cling to the A.A. group as their higher power, claims for the power of prayer may, despite all the logic and experience in proof of it, still be unconvincing or quite objectionable.


4.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... newcomers, and was gently diplomatic with the ...  12&12 Tradition Eight, p.168  
Then we saw that if a hardworking secretary answered the phone dozens of times a day, listened to twenty wailing wives, arranged hospitalization and got sponsorship for ten newcomers, and was gently diplomatic with the irate drunk who complained about the job she was doing and how she was overpaid, then such a person could surely not be called a professional A.A.


5.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... newcomers and with each other is the ...  BB Working With Others, p.89  
Frequent contact with newcomers and with each other is the bright spot of our lives.


6.
View STEP TWO essay   ... newcomers are confronted with a dilemma, sometimes ...  12&12 Step Two, p.25  
The moment they read Step Two, most A.A. newcomers are confronted with a dilemma, sometimes a serious one.


7.
View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... newcomers cared not at all for secrecy.  12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.185  
With characteristic intemperance, however, some of our newcomers cared not at all for secrecy.


8.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... newcomers could see no joy or fun ...  BB The Family Afterward, p.132  
If newcomers could see no joy or fun in our existence, they wouldn't want it.


9.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... newcomers finds undreamed rewards as he tries ...  12&12 Step Twelve, p.109  
Even the newest of newcomers finds undreamed rewards as he tries to help his brother alcoholic, the one who is even blinder than he.


10.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... newcomers have found confidence and comfort in ...  12&12 Step Twelve, p.110  
We can be the ones who take on the unspectacular but important tasks that make good Twelfth Step work possible, perhaps arranging for the coffee and cake after the meetings, where so many skeptical, suspicious newcomers have found confidence and comfort in the laughter and talk.


11.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... newcomers have tried to keep to themselves ...  BB Into Action, p.72  
Time after time newcomers have tried to keep to themselves certain facts about their lives.


12.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... newcomers, hire halls, make hospital arrangements, and ...  12&12 Tradition Two, p.133  
The founder and his friends channel spirituality to newcomers, hire halls, make hospital arrangements, and entreat their wives to brew gallons of coffee.


13.
View BILL'S STORY chapter   ... newcomers may find the fellowship they seek.  BB Bill's Story, p.15  
We meet frequently so that newcomers may find the fellowship they seek.


14.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... newcomers scarcely need comforting.  12&12 Step Four, p.46  
These newcomers scarcely need comforting.


15.
View STEP THREE essay   ... newcomers who have experienced nothing but constant ...  12&12 Step Three, p.40  
This statement may surprise newcomers who have experienced nothing but constant deflation and a growing conviction that human will is of no value whatever.


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