February in AA history

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February in AA history

Postby GeoffS » Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:51 pm

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Feb 22, Abraham Lincoln spoke to the Springfield, IL Washingtonians. He praised the movement and criticized earlier temperance movements that defined the alcoholic as incorrigible: “I believe if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class. There seems ever to have been proneness in the brilliant and warm-blooded to fall into this vice.â€




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Postby Dallas » Wed Feb 10, 2010 9:22 pm

Thanks GeoffS! I appreciate you.


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