Lesbians-Gays in AA-Being a Part of AA as a Whole in Atlanta, AA International 2015 - Held in the 8,000 seat hall on 7/4/2015
Chair: Eric L- CA
Jeanette H- NC
Tim B- Hong Kong
Rosemary R- GA
Seven speakers from the dog on the roof group, all with over 20 years sobriety.
Speaking at: Indian Wells Valley AA Round-Up, Ridge Crest CA.
Peter M from Jersey Island UK telling his story at the Primary Purpose Group in Laguna Niguel CA on 1-19-12.
"No matter how much we want to stop we cant, it wants us dead but it will settle for us drunk"
Audio has a slight hum.
Chief H. - Native American Cherokee - Telling his story in San Diego (9-28-86)
"If step 6 separates the men from the boys, I'm thinkin... what the hell does the first 5 do?"
This is very listenable but it is slightly muffled.
Mark R taking a group of folks through the big book, at Step It Up in Montgomery AL 2014.
This workshop is 7 hours long and in a single file, you might want to download this one while on wifi.
Mark L. - A sober stand up comic, brings his unique comedy to AA events. He will make you laugh and you may not even notice the serious bits he tosses in about alcoholism.
Charlie C. talking about fear and sex at a retreat in 2006. He does a nice job, it felt like he focused more on fear, but it is a good talk.
"Lean forward into the fear"
Steve - Brief speak on the topic followed by introducing the main speaker.
Hedi - Main speaker on sponsorship, I liked how up-front she is about needing help with outside issues after being sober a while.
Astrid H - A very direct young woman that kicks a little step ass.
"The gift of desperation is a gift."
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.