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Humankind: Alcoholics Anonymous Turns 75

08/07/10 4:00PM


(AP Photo/K. Vibert-Kennedy)
The table where the idea of Alcoholics Anonymous was born.

This week on The VPR Saturday Special from Humankind: When painful crises forced three people in different walks of life to face their addiction to alcohol, they took tentative steps into a journey that opened the door to higher self-esteem and a hard-won victory of sobriety. Also, members of Alcoholics Anonymous, young and old, tell how developing a healthy dose of humility helped them stabilize their recovery from addiction and gave them a realistic foundation for a new life.

Learn more about Humankind here.


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