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(#1996) Closing Big Meeting (SD, NY, NC)
7/3/2005 in Toronto, ON  EVENT: AA International 2005  TYPE: AA, Both, Story


The last event of the International, three members share to a huge crowd at Rogers Centre (old SkyDome) with many of the 44,000 who attended the event listening.

Ken S from Sioux Falls, SD - a Native American speaker

Jesamie M from New York - a young female

Tom I of Aberdeen, NC - sober 48 years since 2/2/1957. He went from inmate to Warden in a truly amazing sequence of events.

Prior to these three shares, there was a presentation of the 20 millionth copy of the Big Book to the Warden of San Quentin Prison in California where the first AA meeting "Behind the Walls" was start by Warden Duffy in September 1942.

The first part of the meeting and the presentation are available for listening in the Burn version which contains the entire session or separately here:

Presentation of the 20 Millionth copy of the Big Book

Listen to the Closing Big Meeting from other AA International Conventions:

Closing Big Meeting - 2010 - San Antonio, TX

Closing Big Meeting - 2015 - Atlanta, GA

(1 hr 31 min) (10.5 MB) (id#1996)