On March 20, 2006, we received a fax
from a Bill K. (no return address or telephone number) that
contained an Internet posting with the following misinformation about James H.
James H., a nonalcoholic Oxford
Group member in Frederick, Maryland, stated that Bill W.
went to many Oxford Group meetings at the Francis Scott Key
Hotel in Frederick . . . .
This, of course
is incorrect. Anyone who knows James or has heard his
story is well aware that he is a recovered alcoholic and a
member of Alcoholics Anonymous. I do hope someone can
direct us to the source of this misinformation so we can submit
the necessary request for a correction. Or,
hopefully, there is someone in the recovery community who
knows where this came from and can "set right the
wrong" for us.
There are some
who have been trying to discredit this
remarkable man who is truly a spiritual giant and one of the
greatest life-changers of the past century. We do hope
these people will cease practicing "contempt prior to
Please get to know James either by calling him or viewing his
DVD's. Contact us at 520-297-9348 and we will be glad to
provide you with his phone number. Because of his age, he
doesn't leave his retirement home very often. Today, many
A.A.'s bring meetings to him in his apartment, and he continues
to be of service to the A.A. community via the telephone.
On May 6th we
received the following information:
Wally,I have located the source of the James H.
misinformation piece, "a nonalcoholic member of the Oxford Group."It appears the author's name is Ray R who lives in
Florida and was edited for the internet by his sponsee,Bill C.If
you go to
you can read their story in its entirety and it contains email
addresses and phone numbers if you wish to communicate with