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Nell E (Okmulge, OK)
May 1993 in Lake of the Ozarks, MO  EVENT: 25th Annual Missouri AFG Convention  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 52 min )

"All I wanted to do was kill him."

Barbara H (Atlanta, GA)
8/3/2013 in Atanta, GA  EVENT: 38th Atlanta Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 5 min )

"The Atlanta Roundup has not always been Al-Anon friendly but it is Al-Anon friendly today."

"I am of the theory that when it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it's a duck."

"I stand before you a reformed husband beater. I have been kicked out of more bars never having had a drink for attacking my husband."

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."

Lavonne O (Newark, CA)
3/13/1993 in Fresno, CA  EVENT: NCWSA Spring Conference  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 42 min )

"Is your soul dry from desolation, wrinkled from worry, itchy from alcoholic irritation, rough from resentments?
Try Oil of Al-Anon."

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."

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?"

Sharon B (Buford, GA)
9/17/2004 in Macon, GA  EVENT: Georgia Al-Anon Assembly  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 35 min )

"I was overly responsible."

Pat C (Austin, TX)
3/24/1990 in Twin Peaks, CA  EVENT: Unknown  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 51 min )

"It says in the Bible that 'This, too, shall pass.' It doesn't say, 'This to shall stay'."

"All my knowledge of cancer will not keep me from contracting it."

Marce W (Lake Whitney, TX)
7/4/1987 in Nashville, TN  EVENT: 6th Music City Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 53 min )

"... cause some are sicker than others."

"I always thought that if I could be free then I would be happy but, you know, the Al-Anon Program has taught me how to be free...it's an inside job and it doesn't matter that much what 'they' say or 'they' do, it's all inside. And when we have the ability to have some answers in this program, then we're not in bondage anymore. I found, for me, that I was dependent as long as I didn't have answers."

Rosa K (Santa Cruz, CA)
3/28/1992 in Monterey, CA  EVENT: NCWSA Spring Conference  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 47 min )

"Would I stand on the seashore and, like King Canute of the ancient legend, try to command the tides? It is just as fruitless to try to control the alcoholic. Yet this is what I would be doing in attempting to force sobriety by my will-power."