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Man faces drunken driving charge after driving on AA co-founder's lawn

Police say a man faces a drunken driving charge after driving onto the lawn of a historic home once owned by the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Vermont State Police say 55-year-old Donald Blood III of Massachusetts thought he was driving into a parking lot, but actually it was the lawn of the Wilson House, built in 1852 in Dorset, the birthplace of AA co-founder Bill Wilson.

The Wilson House's website describes it as a "place of sanctuary where people can come to give thanks to God for their new lives."

The house, about a 45-minute drive north of New York City, is a museum that still hosts several AA meetings each week.

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