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Sister Ignatia: Angel of Alcoholics Anonymous

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Sister Mary Ignatia Gavin epitomized the spirit of love, service, and honesty that today are the hallmarks of Alcoholics Anonymous. As a hospital admissions officer in the 1930s in Akron, Ohio, Sr. Ignatia befriended Dr. Bob Smith, co-founder of AA, and courageously arranged for the hospitalization of alcoholics at a time when alcoholism was viewed as a character weakness ...more
Paperback, 394 pages
Published August 31st 2001 by Hazelden (first published October 1991)
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Kevin Estabrook
Aug 02, 2011 Kevin Estabrook rated it really liked it
Through my work with recovering addicts at New Directions this year, I was inspired to write my History of the Diocese paper on Sister Ignatia, who "epitomized the spirit of love, service, and honesty that today are the hallmarks of A.A."
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