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Debbie S (Richmond, VA)
1/25/2019 in Douglasville, GA  EVENT: 44th Atlanta Roundup Fellowship Event  TYPE: AA, Female, Story  ( 49 min )

"The only psych wards I go in the past twelve and a half years is to take a meeting because I love psych wards!"

Joe A (Cincinnati, OH)
2/17/2017 in Hebron, KY  EVENT: 66th Kentucky State AA Conterence  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 46 min )

"The common denominator is they relied on a Power greater than themselves and continue to carry the message of what my drinking was like, what happened to me and what my life is like now."

"We're getting wiped out, man. There is a big wave of heroin epidemic in this country. It's huge and if I were to come into AA today there is a good chance I'd probably be an alcoholic and a heroin addict...Being ignorant and naive I would have done it."

"A functioning alcoholic is like a paraplegic lap dancer. You might think you're bumping and grinding but only in your mind."

Marion W (Los Angele, CA)
9/3/1997 in Brentwood, CA  EVENT: Pacific Group  TYPE: AA, Female, Story  ( 29 min )

"I give myself very bad advice sometimes."

Bonnie (AA) and Paul (AFG) L (Paduka, KY)
10/16/1965 in Macon, GA  EVENT: 12th Georgia State Convention  TYPE: AA and Al-Anon, Both, Story  ( 1 hr 16 min )

"It is a bit much to ask a woman who has spent 30 years trying to hide her problem to get up here and tell all."

Cia F (Los Angeles, CA)
5/10/2018 in Decatur, GA  EVENT: 43rd Atlanta Roundup Fellowship Event  TYPE: AA, Female, Story  ( 58 min )

"The preposterous became palatable."

"I was burglarized and did not notice it for a few weeks."

"Children of alcoholics are pathetically cynical."

Gratitude in Your Attitude (AZ,OH,South Africa)
7/3/2015 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: AA International 2015  TYPE: AA, Both, Story  ( 1 hr 1 min )

"The worst mistake you can make is to pay attention to the wrong people."

SPEAKER SET: Tom I - Steps 2006   (Single)  Total time across all 6 files is 7.2 hours.
Tom I - Steps 2006 - 6 - Plus (Southern Pines, NC)  6 of 6
2006 in Lake Milton, OH  EVENT: Step Workshop  TYPE: AA, Male, Steps  ( 1 hr 18 min )

"I am not the greatest hero of emotional sobriety in the world."

"A.A.'s Twelve Steps are a group of principles, spiritual in their nature, which, if practiced as a way of life, can expel the obsession to drink and enable the sufferer to become happily and usefully whole."

Sandy B (Tampa, FL)
2007 in Nashville, TN  EVENT: Retreat Outside Nashville  TYPE: AA, Male, Workshop  ( 54 min )

"Where could I hide", I said, "so I could never find myself?"
"I know. I could pretend that I'm not me or you nor he."
"I'll hide in a story and believe that it's real."
"Oh boy! What a joke on me."

Steve B (Van Nuys, CA)
Feb 1999 in Huntsville, AL  EVENT: 8th Huntsville Roundup  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 11 min )

"I don't identify as a drug addict. I never met a drug alcohol couldn't help."

Albert M (Dallas, TX)
3/11/1989 in Fresno, CA  EVENT: NCCAA Spring Conference  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 56 min )

"I think I was addicted to approval long before I was addicted to alcohol."