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The A.A. "Big Book"

Affectionately called the "Big Book", Alcoholics Anonymous is the basic text of the A.A. fellowship.

Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions

Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions is a helpful guide to applying the steps and traditions of the Alcoholics Anonymous program.

Daily Reflections

The Daily Reflections is a popular daily reader for Alcoholics Anonymous members.

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Alcoholics Anonymous

The A.A. Preamble

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes.

Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.


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See also:


The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous

The Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous

The Twelve Concepts for World Service (short form)