Ancel C. telling his story, I have no idea when this was recorded, or where, it was quoted as humor in recovery.
Evelyn T. speaking at the 50th Annual Buffalo Fall Convention Buffalo NY, 10/91. She is a very funny woman. I really enjoyed listening to her, she got sober in 1953 and was 71 at the time of this speak (38 years).
There is a bit of a pitched tone running through this audio I managed to dull it a bit, it is a little annoying but she was so impressive to listen to I thought I would put it up regardless.
It seems appropriate to put a couple of the earliest members of AA up as the speakers on Memorial Day weekend.
Charlie B the 6th member of AA speaking on his 92nd birthday in NY in 1982, he was sober 48 years at the time of the speak, he got sober in 1935.
Unfortunately this ends abruptly in the middle of a thought he is expressing.
It seems appropriate to put a couple of the earliest members of AA up as the speakers on Memorial Day weekend. (tomorrow AA #6)
Bill D the third member of AA speaking in Canton, OH in 1950. AKA: The man on the bed.
The quality of this audio is just ok, its about as good as I expect for 1950, I have cleaned it up as much as I could.
The book Alcoholics Anonymous in audio format, this begins with the Dr.'s Opinion (no preface or forward) then to the chapters and ends after the first 3 appendix. (6 hours)
Heads up if you are watching bandwidth use wifi this file is 175 megs.
The First 164 pages of The Big Book with lined blank pages opposite each page of text for note taking.
Paragraph numbers along side the text for easy reference. Entire Original Manuscript (about) including the stories. Easy to read retyped version. Includes paragraph numbers corresponding to the modern text for easy comparison.
Footnotes explaining historical and obscure references in the text.
Footnotes documenting all 79 differences between the modern text and the original 1st printing text of the 1st 164 pages (about). Yes, believe it or not, the basic text has been changed 79 times since it was first published.
Two place keeping ribbons. Special "lay flat" binding.