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(#1402) Angie B (Destin, FL)
8/20/2016 in Cartersville, GA  EVENT: 39th Allatoona Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story

In Al-Anon off and on 37 years since 1978 and permanently 26 years since 6/15/1990, previously from Dothan, AL, Angie was raised in a military home frequently moving and being the new kid on the block.

Her mother was a raging alcoholic. Angie lived in the world of books. Her older brother was always the star athlete and always gone.

She was unhappy and scared most of the time with a dream man who was really just like her - wounded.

She graduated high school at 16 and by 18 in 1978 was married, had her daughter Amanda, divorced, met an AA member Paul and went to her first Al-Anon meeting.

Her daughter is the qualifier who disease brought Angie into the Program permanently in 1990.

(50 min) (8.7 MB) (id#1402)