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dot.jpg VOL. 47, No. 5 / OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 2001
Big Book Fourth Edition—Reflects Today’s Diverse Membership

dot.jpg VOL. 47, No. 6 / HOLIDAY ISSUE 2001
Rotated—But Not Out of Service In Newfoundland

dot.jpg VOL. 48, No. 1 / FEBRUARY-MARCH 2002
In Tokyo, One Alcoholic Can Now Talk With Another In Español

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Homebound—But Not Alone or Away From A.A.

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52nd General Service Conference “Sharing the Steps, Traditions and Concepts”

dot.jpg VOL. 48, No. 4 / AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 2002
How L.A.’s First Spanish-Speaking District Came to Be

dot.jpg VOL. 48, No. 5 / OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 2002
Let Your Group Know About A.A.’s Best-Kept Secret – Box 4-5-9

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As our Fellowship enters its 68th year, may we continue to experience the miracle of sobriety, and the magic of sharing A.A. experience with others. All of us at the General Service Office wish you love, peace and spiritual strength throughout the holiday season.

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The A.A. Message Knows No Borders at World Service Meeting

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Welcome to Your A.A. General Service Office

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53rd General Service Conference “Living A.A.’s Principles Through Sponsorship”

dot.jpg Vol. 49, No. 4 / August-September 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa Zonal Meeting Confronts Enormous Challenges To Emerging Service Structures

dot.jpg Vol. 49, No.5 / October-November 2003
The A.A. Message of Recovery Continues to Spread Around the World

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As the holiday lights come on, we give thanks. Thanks for the inner light which is our sobriety in A.A. Thanks for the light of hope in the face of the sick alcoholic who is reborn. Thanks for the light of the present — the awareness of this precious moment. Thanks for the light of new attitudes. And humble thanks for the glorious light of love through fellowship and service.
May the grace of light fill each day of the coming year.

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Come and Celebrate A.A.’s 70th Birthday In a Wonderful Whirl of Toronto

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Singleness of Purpose

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54th General Service Conference “Our Singleness of Purpose—The Cornerstone of A.A.”

dot.jpg Vol. XX, No. 4 / August-September 2004
The Fellowship’s International Monthly Journal Celebrates 60 Years of Continuous Publication

dot.jpg Vol. 50, No. 5 / October-November 2004
A.A.s in Canada Carry Message of Hope To the Inuit and Their Communities

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Around the world, many recognize this time of year as a season of giving. For those of us fortunate enough to have been guided to Alcoholics Anonymous, our season of giving is all year round. Every twenty-four hours invites us to pass on to others what was so freely given to us, and to rejoice in the gift of our sobriety. May the New Year bring you many opportunities to give and receive through the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous.

dot.jpg Vol. 51, No. 1 / February-March 2005
18th World Service Meeting ‘One Meeting—Many Languages—One Fellowship’ Delegates

dot.jpg Vol. 51, No. 2 / April-May 2005
What is the General Service Conference? Conference shall be a service body only; never a government

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55th General Service Conference Basics of Our Home Group—Recovery, Unity and Service

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“I Am Responsible” Over 44,000 A.A.s Celebrate Sobriety

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A.A. Meeting on a Frozen Continent

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During this holiday season, a time to be with family and friends, we give thanks for the healing power of love and sobriety in the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous

dot.jpg Vol. 52, No. 1 / February-March 2006
Dark Districts—a Focus for Many Area Delegates

dot.jpg Vol. 52, No. 2 / April-May 2006
G.S.O.’s Evolving Web Site Undergoes Another Overhaul

dot.jpg Vol. 52, No. 3 / June-July 2006
56th General Service Conference “Sponsorship, Service and Self-Support in a Changing World”

dot.jpg Vol. 52, No. 4 / August-September 2006
Father Ed Dowling—Bill W.’s Confidant and Friend

dot.jpg Vol. 52, No. 5 / October-November 2006
Hurricane Katrina—One Year Later

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Wishing You a Peaceful & Serene Holiday Season, and Health & Sobriety Throughout the Coming Year.

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A.A. Under The Maple Leaf—The Beginning of A.A. in Canada

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The Health of A.A. Worldwide Hinges on Twelfth Stepping at Home

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57th General Service Conference

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Intergroup/Central Offices: A.A.’s Front Line

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Coming in Young and Staying Sober in A.A.

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In this Holiday Season Of Gratitude and Spiritual Renewal, Your Friends at G.S.O. Wish You Peace and Sobriety in the Coming Year.

dot.jpg Vol. 54, No. 1 / February-March 2008
Spanish Big Book Published in New Third Edition

dot.jpg Vol. 54, No. 2 / April-May 2008
Has Your Group Looked in the Mirror Lately?

dot.jpg Vol. 54, No. 3 / June-July 2008
58th General Service Conference

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They’re Back in Prison—But This Time It’s Voluntary

dot.jpg Vol. 54, No. 5 / October-November 2008
A.A. in Cyberspace—G.S.O.’s A.A. Web Site Takes Another Step Forward

dot.jpg Vol. 54, No. 6 / HOLIDAY ISSUE 2008
To all who have come before, To all who are here, and to those yet to come: Know that we are here to serve the Fellowship. May this holiday season wrap you in its loving embrace, And may your Higher Power guide and light your way into the future. -Happy Holidays

dot.jpg Vol. 55, No. 1 / February-March 2009
The 59th General Service Conference—Evolution and Endurance

dot.jpg Vol. 55, No. 2 / April-May 2009
Come and Celebrate A.A.’s 75th Birthday in San Antonio, Texas

dot.jpg Vol. 55, No. 3 / Summer 2009
59th General Service Conference

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70 Years and Counting: A.A.’s ‘Basic Text’ Hits Another Milestone

dot.jpg Vol. 55, No. 5 / Winter 2009
During this Holiday Season, as we reflect on a year of change and challenges, we ar filled with gratitude for what we know is our greatest gift—sobriety. We fing great joy in knowing that sobriety is as gift of continuous giving that we share, though sponsorship, service to the Fellowship, and reaching out to the man or woman who has not yet heard A.A.'s message of hope. Everyone at G.S.O. sends their warmest wishes for the Holiday Season and for the New Year.

dot.jpg Vol. 56, No. 1 / Spring 2010
Making Way for the Future: G.S.O.’s A.A. Archives Gets a Renovation

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60th General Service Conference

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A.A.'s 75th Birthday Celebration - Under the theme “A Vision For You,” over 53,000 A.A. members and friends gathered together in San Antonio, July 1-4, to celebrate A.A.’s 75th Anniversary. This was the largest group San Antonio, a frequent convention city, had ever seen, and shop owners, cab drivers, hotel personnel and average citizens were quick to comment on the joyful, orderly, well-behaved group of sober drunks who had taken over their city.



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