Rhoda McC of Fairhope Alabama telling her story in Aug 2011 at an unknown event, she has been an active member of Al-Anon for just over 20 years.


Sister Bea M from Brea, CA speaking at the Cornhusker Roundup in Omaha NE in Aug of 1990, she is a funny lady. This ends a little abruptly.


Rick K. from Edmonton Alberta speaking at the Area 78 Roundup in Spruce Grove Alberta in Oct 2006.


Kayla R opens the Sunday Night Speaker meeting of AA in Seattle as the 15 min speaker, she is followed by Scott as the main speaker at a meeting in Nov of 2015.


Jenny opens this meeting at the North Oakland AA Open speaker meeting as the 10 min speaker, she is followed by Iko telling his story in April 2016. (NSFW)

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I first heard Robyn at the Living Sober Western Round Up, his story was one that has always stuck with me.

I really wanted to include him in this podcast & spent a few hours looking through the archives at the Living Sober website trying to find the year he spoke in the old programs.

I could not remember his last initial or where he was from, but I did remember his first name, eventually I found it in the archives and was able to find this speak from 2000 in Houston.

Im listing the audio quality as a 3, it's a 4-5 in the first 2/3's of the recording but the last third has background noise, I have cleaned it up as best I can, and overall it is a 3.  Repost


Chris S & Peter M, each giving a pretty good talk about sponsorship in AA, each of them does about 30 min.

"Outline the program of action" Repost

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Debbie D is from Downey Ca and has been sober 31 years at the time she conducted this workshop on the 12 Concepts in 2007. There is some Q&A at the end. Part 2 of 2


Debbie D is from Downey Ca and has been sober 31 years at the time she conducted this workshop on the 12 Concepts in 2007. Part 1 of 2


The Study Edition of The Big Book

studyeditionI have one of these and it is one of my favorite items, a really excellent and useful for book study meetings or as a gift to a newcomer who is going to be heading to one.

The First 164 pages of The Big Book with lined blank pages opposite each page of text for note taking.

  • Includes the original Foreword
  • The Doctor's Opinion
  • Dr. Bob's Story.
  • Bound in black bonded leather. 

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.



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