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New PDF release: Ebby: The Man Who Sponsored Bill W.

By Mel B.

ISBN-10: 156838162X

ISBN-13: 9781568381626

This can be either a desirable heritage of the early life of Alcoholics nameless, in addition to the bitter-sweet story of the stricken guy invoice W. continuously known as "my sponsor."

In 1934, Ebby Thatcher known as an outdated consuming blood brother to inform him in regards to the happiness he used to be discovering in sobriety. His friend's identify used to be invoice Wilson, and this booklet is the tale in their life-long friendship. it really is either a desirable heritage of the early life of Alcoholics nameless, in addition to the bitter-sweet story of the afflicted guy invoice W. continuously known as "my sponsor." "Deeply informative and relocating, a precious contribution to the historical past of A.A. A 'must' studying for a person drawn to one of many extra attention-grabbing chapters in A.A.'s history."--Nell Wing, Retired A.A. Archivist and invoice Wilson's Secretary

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The movie King Kong was playing at Radio City Music Hall to sellout crowds. Admission was ten cents. For those who were working, the average household income was $1,048. Outside Chicago's Biograph Theater, a barrage of FBI bullets brought down Public Enemy No. 1, John Dillinger. Bob Hope's radio show premiered. In New York City a sober Ebby Thacher made a phone call to his old friend and drinking buddy, a drunken Bill Wilson. Ebby's phone call set in motion a series of events that have changed, for the better, the lives of millions of men and women and their families the world over.

Tex, the leader, exhorted us. Only Jesus could save, he said. Certain men got up and made testimonials. Numb as I was, I felt interest and excitement rising. Then came the call [to repent our sins]. Penitents started marching forward to the rail. Unaccountably impelled, I started too, dragging Alec with me. Ebby reached for my coattails, but it was too late. Soon, I knelt among the sweating, stinking penitents. Maybe then and there, for the very first time, I was penitent, too. Something touched me.

While Ebby's performance in school may have been lacking, his talks before AA groups many years later suggested that in his view the Academy may have treated him unfairly. He spent one of his high school years at Burr and Burton in Manchester, Vermont, but was not given credit for this work when he returned to Albany Academy. His resentment over this may have been a factor in his decision to quit school without completing enough courses to graduate. Ebby was born in Albany, New York, on April 29, 1896.

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