Letter From Co Chairs
The notion of freedom is mentioned over 30 times in the first 164 pages of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous. The first reference invites us to journey “the high road to a new freedom”(BB Foreword to 2nd Edition, p.xxi). Sobriety is often referred to as a free gift in the practice of the Twelve Steps. We long forfreedom from fear and self-will. We aspire to gain, through humility, the “true freedom of the human spirit” (12&12 Step Seven, p.73).