Four speakers at the Road to Recovery meeting in Plymouth UK. Nick D is the first 10 min speaker followed by Tommy G  and then Mary Mc. Closing the meeting is Bob D is visiting from the US he is the speaker for the last half of the meeting.


Aaron was sober just over 15 years at the time of this speak recorded in 2017, she got sober when she was 24 and tells us her story.  She is followed by Maggie also telling her story or recovery, she was speaking in 2015, both speakers are from the Sunday Night Speakers meeting in Seattle


Beth H from Cary NC sober since 1988 telling her story at the 2014 Gopher State Roundup. Beth is a very good speaker, we have featured her 3 other times on the podcast, you can find those speaks at the link. https://goo.gl/BdtwVY


John opens this meeting as the 10 min speaker followed by Donna who is just shy of 20 years of sobriety at a meeting in February of  2017 at the North Oakland AA Open speaker meeting.


John L sober about 20 years at the time of this speak tells his story at an unknown event in Las Vegas, he is a very funny speaker. (NSFW)

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Ann Marie M. from Taunton MA speaking at the 43rd International Womens Conference in Detroit in 2007


Chuck C from Los Angeles speaking on the topic of sponsorship in Eugene Or in 1976, he was sober 30 years at the time of this speak at an unknown event.


Donna M. from Las Vegas speaking at the 2007 Women in Recovery Day in Las Vegas on the topic of Step 2, she is sober 17 years at the time of this speak.


This is part 2 of 2 of a bit of AA history but it may not be for everyone, so if you are feeling the need for a speaker meeting pick something else from our list. 

This is an H & I Conference, that features some significant figures in AA's history, John, Col. Edward Towns (as in Towns Hospital) and Sr. Ignatia in part 1. In part 2 we have AA founder Bill W, Dr. Bradley and Dr. Brightman.

Part 2 of 2

I could not find out too much about the event itself so if you know more about it please reach out.  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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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