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Damon E (Acworth, GA)
5/18/2018 in Acworth, GA  EVENT: No Excuses Group  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 46 min )

"Is that true?"

Bob W (Louisville, KY)
7/15/1984 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: 9th Atlanta Roundup  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 9 min )

"I've yet to find anything wrong with sobriety."

Charlie B, Tom H Jerry H (Norcross, Helen and Atlanta, GA)
10/13/1990 in Rock Eagle, GA  EVENT: 18th Atlanta Mens Workshop  TYPE: AA, Male, Workshop  ( 1 hr 31 min )

"I am not here to become a spiritual giant or a sweet heart...I am here to stay sober."

Lee Y (Lake Mary, FL)
5/4/2001 in Marietta, GA  EVENT: 11th Marietta Roundup  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 15 min )

"I didn't pick that day. I would have picked a better day than that one. I would have picked Christmas or the Fourth of July or something like that but, you know, we don't get to do that here. You don't get to pick your sobriety date, you know. I picked a bunch of them. They just didn't take."

"Human life devalued to the price of a carton of cigarettes."

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."

Juli M (Acworth, GA)
2/18/2017 in Hebron, KY  EVENT: 66th Kentucky State AA Conference  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 52 min )

"I was born a nasty two year old and remained that way until well into my thirties."

"... because if I could push you away from me soon enough then you wouldn't have the opportunity to hurt me. And that's what I was afraid of."

Donna H (Huntley, MT)
10/22/2011 in Gainesville, GA  EVENT: 58th Georgia State Convention  TYPE: AA, Female, Story  ( 51 min )

"I'm the kind of mom that neglected and abused and loved and cherished my kids all at the same time."

"I came into Alcoholics Anonymous and I would stay here until the pain of being sober was worse than the fear of getting drunk...and I did that for seven years...but I didn't get a sponsor and I didn't work the steps."

SPEAKER SET: The Far Corners Retreat - 2007   (Multiple)  Total time across all 6 files is 5.9 hours.
Sandy B -3- Meditation and Imagination (Tampa, FL)  3 of 6
12/15/2007 in Ellenton, FL  EVENT: 2nd Far Corners Retreat  TYPE: AA, Male, Workshop  ( 49 min )

"And so, about four or five years ago I just said to myself, ' I'm going to fully awaken.' I don't know if I am but ... I can't tell you what's happened after that...Things keep coming in that are really exciting."

Sheldon F (Las Vegas, NV)
8/5/2017 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: 42nd Atlanta Roundup  TYPE: AA, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 9 min )

"My dad is not an alcoholic but my dad is a selfish, self-centered guy. My dad's focused on how he feels and how much fun he's having. I mean, gosh, who among us isn't? ...My dad saw a pretty girl when I was two - chased after her. He saw another pretty girl when my son was six - chased after her. My dad is just a guy that wants to enjoy his life and he makes mistakes along the way and people get hurt. He couldn't have done any different! That was his N-A-T-U-R-E! I was mad at him for NOT doing something he was not capable of doing."

At the Turning Point (PA,TX,New Zealand)
7/2/2005 in Toronto, ON  EVENT: AA International 2005  TYPE: AA, Both, Story  ( 49 min )

"My life was a series of unfortunate events."