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Jimmy E (Smyrna, GA)
1988 in Lithia Springs, GA  EVENT: West Atlanta Group  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 44 min )

"You can't keep it unless you pass it on."

"The only true Joy comes from the inside."

"The greatest thing we can have in this life is the 'me' that's inside us and this Program teaches us how to release that."

Elliot K (Acworth, GA)
7/1/2017 in Woodstock, GA  EVENT: HOW Saturday Night Speaker  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 45 min )

"My go to reaction from high school through college up until coming into Alcoholics Anonymous was to flip it ...to go off the edge, to kamikaze into life....I basically wanted other people to take care of me...Super scared."

"I didn't want to get drunk all the time. I just wanted to get right."

"I was a designer one month; a car salesman the next."

Katie P (Austin, TX)
5/31-6/1/2014 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: Girlstock International  TYPE: AA, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 11 min )

"The sixth Step is difficult to talk on because it is experiential."

Butch M (Barie, ON)
7/1/2017 in Nashville, TN  EVENT: 36th Music City Roundup  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 8 min )

"I have always been much more impressed by what I see you do rather than what I hear you say. I have always had the ability to sound better than I really am...including tonight."

"They made the effort to leave their homes that night. They both came to my mother's house and talked to me about their drinking. They did not talk to me about 'my' drinking."

Joy of Living-Step 12 (CO,MN,GA)
2/12/2000 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: 36th IAAWC  TYPE: AA, Female, Workshop  ( 42 min )

"After we come into A.A., if we go on growing, our attitudes and actions toward security -- emotional security and financial security -- commence to change profoundly. Our demand for emotional security, for our own way, had constantly thrown us into unworkable relations with other people."

"The end result is supposed to be an individual capable of some degree of self-responsibility. What we are supposed to be growing here is a grown up."

"It was really tough being the person that I was....I really did not know joy in my life."

Letting Go of Our Old Selves - Steps 6-7 (OH,London,GA)
2/12/2000 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: 36th IAAWC  TYPE: AA, Female, Steps  ( 29 min )

"Dear Lord, some of us need to sing a new song. Will You teach us the words? Help us to sing in harmony with the Holy Spirit so our song will delight Your heart."

SPEAKER SET: Joe McQ and Charlie P - TST   (Multiple)  Total time across all 2 files is 1.5 hours.
Joe McQ - Charlie P TST p2 ( Little Rock, AR and Maysville, AR)  2 of 2
10/20/1990 in East Dorset, VT  EVENT: Big Book Comes Alive Weekend  TYPE: AA, Male, Historical  ( 29 min )

"The Twelve Concepts for World Service were written by A.A.'s co-founder Bill W., and were adopted by the General Service Conference of Alcoholics Anonymous in 1962."

Live and Let Live (Georgia)
2/11/2000 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: 36th IAAWC  TYPE: AA, Female, Workshop  ( 48 min )

"Whatever the people in the group I was with espoused as their belief, I took as mine and it never occurred to me until I got to AA that I had a right to look inside, or responsibility to look inside, and decide what felt right to me."

"I knew nothing about living until I came into AA. The principles of the Steps go totally against my nature."

Judge Louie F (Pubuque, IA)
3/17/1971 in Peoria, IL  EVENT: Unknown  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 58 min )

"It's pretty hard to sit up there in the morning and give somebody 30 days for being drunk when you can't remember if you were with them the day before or not."

"I was a periodic drinker. The only time I got drunk is when I started to drink."

"The trouble with trouble is it starts out looking like fun."

Jimmy E (Smyrna, GA)
2/7/1998 in Franklin, NC  EVENT: Common Sense Group Speaker Meeting  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 59 min )

"Living with an absence of inner turmoil."

"You cannot act angry unless you first think angry."

"The most hurting and frustrating times of my life were those times when my own thoughts were my own worst enemies. I now begin each new day in joyous celebration because when I changed my thinking, I changed my entire life."