Who was “The Man on the Bed?”
In a picture often seen around AA, Bill W. and Dr. Bob are seated next to a guy in a bed. Who is the man on the bed?
His name was "Bill D.," the man often called "AA Number Three."
Bill D., was well-known attorney and Akron city councilman. He was admitted to Akron City Hospital in the summer of 1935 with DTs. He arrived strapped to a stretcher and is said to have punched two nurses.