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Classic Ann Landers Columns Advises RI Involvement for Mental Health

Ann Landers was a pen name created by Chicago Sun-Times advice columnist Ruth Crowley in 1943 and taken over by Esther Pauline “Eppie” Lederer in 1955. For 56 years, the Ask Ann Landers syndicated advice column was a regular feature in many newspapers across North America. Due to this popularity, “Ann Landers,” though fictional, became something […] … Read entire article »

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Kate Wolf, Early RI Leader Missed and Remembered

Kate Wolf, beloved veteran Portland RI leader passes, age 87 April 03, 1928 to October 08, 2015 Kate Wolfe – a Giant of a Lady Kate bragged that it was her husband who forced her to that first Recovery meeting. While in that meeting she cried and vowed she would never return. Well, as we […] … Read entire article »

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Late Portland RI Leader Fondly and Widely Remembered

Lorraine Mary Badurina June 25, 1945 to June 05, 2015 Lorraine Mary Badurina was born to Lawrence and Antoinette Badurina in Vancouver. She was the first of three daughters and was welcomed into a loving, loud and large extended Croatian family. She described her childhood as “idyllic” and treasured her growing up years spent with her […] … Read entire article »

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Late Veteran RI Leader Shares His Journey with Beloved Recovery and AA Members

Late Veteran RI Leader Shares His Journey with Beloved Recovery and AA Members

REMEMBERING RI’s BOB DEY Longtime RI leader Bob Dey passed on Saturday 10\11\14 at around 12:30 pm. Next week will mark the one year anniversary of his loss. We celebrate the life and service Bob provided with this article below, written by Bob, reprinted from an RI flyer. There are so many uplifting and inspiring […] … Read entire article »

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First Phone Training Inspires RI Leaders with Strategies, and “Baby Manual”

On Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, we began the first round of nation RI leader training via phone conference. Although we initially planned for no more than 24 attendees, more than 40 people turned out for the training. We are grateful to trainers Sarah Grant-Reid, Monique Casbeer, Scott Dixon and Charlotte Moran. Thank you all for […] … Read entire article »

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