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(#913) Bernadette B (Little River, SC)
12/1/2011 in Buford, GA  EVENT: 3rd Woodstock of the South  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story

Bernadette was friends with Lois Wilson the co-founder of Al-Anon and Bill Wilson's wife.

It was through her relationship with Lois that her husband Bill got the idea to write a screen play about Bill W. and the founding of AA. (Bill B's Story)

How that started, stalled, nearly died and miraculously was reborn to become My Name is Bill W starting James Garner, is a story in an of itself.

Bernadette's is a story of living with a alcoholic New York City newspaper man through and into his disease and back out together.

(29 min) (10 MB) (id#913)