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Morris B (Lumberton, NC)
1/14/1984 in Myrtle Beach, SC  EVENT: 5th Gratitude Retreat  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 12 min )

"I have had bouts of insanity in sobriety."

"This Program defies analysis."

George E (Myrtle Beach, SC)
10/18-20/1991 in Hinton, WV  EVENT: 25th Bluestone Retreat  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 13 min )

"I am a product of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous."

Tommie D (Oakland Park, FL)
3/22/2009 in Marietta, GA  EVENT: 19th Marietta Roundup  TYPE: AA, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 16 min )

"I used to say I came from a dysfunctional family but I'm it. The rest of my family was fine."

"I truly believe that alcoholism is a feeling illness."

Dennis N (Easley, NC)
4/30/1999 in Marietta, GA  EVENT: 9th Marietta Roundup  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 55 min )

"But I have learned since then that if you're sober and your black and your 6'4" and you weigh 259 pounds you can have an opinion if you want to. You might not get invited back but you can have an opinion."

"If this thing is not working around your dinner table then it's not working around here either."

Elena A (Acworth, GA)
12/16/2017 in Woodstock, GA  EVENT: HOW Place Saturday Night  TYPE: AA, Female, Story  ( 40 min )

"I'd rather slow down and enjoy what's going on and do some spiritual work, too, than to just run around in an agitated frenzy."

Beth C (Tallahassee, FL)
3/9/2002 in Bainbridge, GA  EVENT: Flint River Roundup  TYPE: AA, Female, Story  ( 47 min )

"I was not a bad mother. I was an alcoholic who did bad mothering."

SPEAKER SET: The Far Corners Retreat - 2007   (Multiple)  Total time across all 6 files is 5.9 hours.
Sandy B -2- Stop Projecting (Tampa, FL)  2 of 6
12/14/2007 in Ellenton, FL  EVENT: 2nd Far Corners Retreat  TYPE: AA, Male, Workshop  ( 45 min )

"If I could get this over there and those two over there and that one dead - this would be pretty nice here."

Austin R (Lake Orion, MI)
April 1952 in Farmdale, VA  EVENT: 4th Virginia Convention  TYPE: AA, Male, Workshop  ( 44 min )

"Humility is nobility on its knees."

Cajun Joe R (Golden Meadow, LA)
11/25/2000 in Diamond, MS  EVENT: 11th Gratitude Roundup  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 9 min )

"Hope is a four letter word that I acquired in Alcoholics Anonymous and it means, H.O.P.E. - Hearing Other People's Experiences."

"If you do what you ought to do, you will survive. If you do what you want to do you won't survive."

"We can't be hateful and grateful at the same time."

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."