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Karen M (Pittsburgh, PA)
10/19/1991 in Hinton, WV  EVENT: 25th Bluestone Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 42 min )

"I got real good at playing games."

Palmer G (Miami, FL)
7/21/2012 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: 37th Atlanta Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 13 min )

"I have a disease of perception and what I heard was, 'I'm no damn good. I'm the stupid one in the family.'"

Ashley J (Franklin, TN)
6/4/2016 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: Girlstock 2016  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 6 min )

"Whatever happens today is none of my business."

"The world is much bigger than my family of origin and I have a home sweet home in the Fellowship."

Glenda R (Simsboro, LA)
9/27/2008 in Myrtle Beach, SC  EVENT: 37th Fellowship by the Sea  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 53 min )

"I had a God before I got here and my God led me to my alcoholic and my alcoholic led me to Al-Anon and Al-Anon led me to ya'll and ya'll led me back to a more understanding God than I ever had."

Susan B (Tulsa, OK)
8/3/2019 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: 44th Atlanta Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 5 min )

"I did not intend to stay here 45 years. I came in to find out what I needed to say and what I needed to do to keep him from drinking that crap and then we'd be all right and then I could get married."

"It hurt to walk through the air. My fingernails hurt."

"I'm gllad there's not a slogan, 'Figure It Out'."

Larceen G (Hawthorne, CA)
8/10/2002 in Toccoa, GA  EVENT: 24th Georgia Al-Anon /Alateen Convention  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 5 min )

"For me to be quiet for four hours is almost an act of God."

Bob F (Louisville, KY)
May 1999 in Laughlin, NV  EVENT: 15th Tri-State Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 2 min )

"That is not a bald spot on my head. It is a solar panel for a sex machine."

"I have not found it necessary to manage, manipulate or control since I came into the Program..."

Martha Ann C (Virginia Beach, VA)
2/6/1988 in San Francisco, CA  EVENT: AFG Luncheon  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 52 min )

"I tried to reason with him, which is just another word for nagging."

"We didn't know it, but we suffered from the same disease which was alcoholism. He suffered from the effects of drinking it and I suffered from the effects of reacting to it."

"Anxiety is the price we pay for playing God."

Marce W (Whitney, TX)
Feb 1985 in Vancouver, BC  EVENT: North Shore Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 9 min )

"It is our birthright to be Blessed. But we go out and look for the blessings in all the wrong places."

Kathy H (Cincinnati, OH)
7/17/2004 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: 29th Atlanta Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 13 min )

"Our Father which art in heaven, how'd you know my name?"