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Stories from Our Past

Paul W., entered AA in 1987. Dedicated to service, the highlight of his sobriety was the day he was elected delegate.

Dewey D, entered AA in 1956. “I threw out crumbs and got back ham sandwiches”. Rochester AA in its earliest years.

Paul P., entered AA in late 1950’s-early 1960’s, speaking at an Al-Anon tureen supper (date unknown). Served as Executive Secretary of the AA Intergroup Office for 30 years

Mary M. G., entered AA in 1974. At 19 years old, she was one of the first young people in Rochester AA

“Long Island” Pete B., entered AA in 1969, he shares the importance of love and service to the newcomer

Jane S., entered AA in 1951. Poor quality recording, but worth listening to for the wealth of information on early Rochester AA