Sister Ignatia: Angel of Alcoholics Anonymous

Sister Ignatia: Angel of Alcoholics Anonymous

by Mary C Darrah
     
 

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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… See more details below

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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 rather than a disease.

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ISBN-13:
9781568387468
Publisher:
Hazelden Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
394
Sales rank:
531,811
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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