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AA Fact File Introduction

Some Information About Alcoholics Anonymous

This file has been prepared to help provide basic informational material on the AA Fellowship, and in response to requests for data in a format suitable for filing and ready reference.

Millions of men and women have heard or read about the unique Fellowship called Alcoholics Anonymous since its founding in 1935. Of these, more than 2,000,000 now call themselves members. People who once drank to excess, they finally acknowledged that they could not handle alcohol, and now live a new way of life without it.

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