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Patti O (Laguna Niguel, CA)
2/12/2000 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: 36th IAAWC  TYPE: AA, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 7 min )

"If I would've known when I was out there that I was gonna have to report what it used to be like, I can guarantee you I would've taken notes."

Juli M (Acworth, GA)
6/23/2017 in Douglasville, GA  EVENT: 26th West Georgia Gratitude Weekend  TYPE: AA, Female, Story  ( 46 min )

"And when it got really, really bad I decided that I had a problem and there was no help for me.And so I walked away; I walked away from everything. I called my youngest son's father and ask him to please take him, called my mother and asked her to please take my oldest son, they did and I walked away from everything. And I went and lived on the streets of Atlanta and I spent all day, every day, feeding my disease."

Pat G (Santa Clara, CA)
2/6/1993 in Sunnyvale, CA  EVENT: Regular Saturday Meeting  TYPE: AA, Female, Story  ( 40 min )

"I came here ready to be miserable for the rest of my life, one day at a time, if I could just not drink."

"One of the things I hope my time in AA and my time working in this Program has done is to make me be the same person with everybody."

Snookie S (Rome, GA)
May 1981 in Macon, GA  EVENT: Georgia State Service Assembly (GSSA)  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 54 min )

"Above all, before I can be any or even one of these things, I must always remember first that I am an alcoholic and that my life became unmanageable."

SPEAKER SET: Br. Alexis-Spirituality 1984   (Single)  Total time across all 2 files is 2.8 hours.
Br. Alexis (Silver Spring, MD)  1 of 2
5/27/1984 in Snowshoe Mountain, MD  EVENT: 1st Snowshoe Roundup  TYPE: AA, Male, Workshop  ( 1 hr 24 min )

"There are, I suggest, three fundamental requirements for growth in the spiritual life: The first is desire.The second is humility and the third is flexibility."

Michael D-10-11 (Sioux Falls, SD)
12/3/2017 in Buford, GA  EVENT: 8th Woodstock of the South  TYPE: AA, Male, Steps  ( 54 min )

"My wolves come disguised as sheep."

"The difference between a spiritual awakening and a spiritual experience is that when we have a spiritual awakening, we awaken to the fact that we have had spiritual experiences our whole life."

"My job is to stop running and let the Hounds of Heaven catch me."

Chuck H (Cary, NC)
7/21/2012 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: 37th Atlanta Roundup  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 59 min )

"So, I needed a sponsor, you know. Somebody I could call up and would say 'Oh, for God's sake Chuck, eat the cookies, drink the milk, take the nap and call me later.'"

"My life is mostly hearsay."

Frank M (Omaha, NE)
8/23/1986 in Omaha, NE  EVENT: Cornhusker IX  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 8 min )

"Those who make it, act on the Grace of God - those who do not - wait for the Grace to act on them."

Line G (Carlsbad, CA)
Sept 2009 in Tampa, FL  EVENT: Tampa Bay Fall Roundup  TYPE: AA, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 1 min )

"...which is a pattern that remained with me throughout my drinking career and I felt ashamed and guilty and, oh my gosh, what did I do? And I couldn't wait to drink again."

"If only _____, then I would be happy"

"... and I supervised her with a drink in my hand. My outside circumstances are irrelevant. I drink because I'm an alcoholic and what makes me an alcoholic is - once I begin to drink, I cannot stop."

"And the miracle of Alcoholics Anonymous started for me that day."

"oozed into it over the course of 10 or 15 years."

Robert A (Vista, CA)
3/24/2018 in Rock Eagle, GA  EVENT: 73rd Atlanta Men's Workshop  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 9 min )

"I am in protective custody - the protective custody of God and Alcoholics Anonymous."