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Discussion in 'Friends of Bill W.' started by Nighthawk76, Jan 3, 2013.

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  1. THETOTALLYCOOL

    THETOTALLYCOOL Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 30, 2013
    Spanish Harlem
    Bedford Hills is very close to where I grew-up. Very close. And I never knew about what went on there until much later in life.
     
  2. Exhaler

    Exhaler Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 3, 2013
    Mountains of NC, USA
    Spring of 1988 was my last drink. Went to meetings twice a day for several years but have not been back in quite a while. Never slipped once but a cold beer enters my mind every now and then, thankfully only briefly. Since I gave up the hootch, never thought I'd give up the analogs but read an article that changed that so here I am. I would have been dead by now if I hadn't quit drinking, that I am sure of. I was in pretty bad shape and going down. Analogs can still do that to me since I smoked for 53 years, but that's life and can't take that back.
    If you quit drinking or drugs, do yourself a favor and never go back. Quitting saved me, my marriage, my job and my life.
     
  3. r77r7r

    r77r7r ECF Guru ECF Veteran

    Feb 15, 2011
    Pa,LandOfTaxes
    Hey, some newcomers!! Welcome all! Never seem to get a thread to keep going in here yet tho....
     
  4. keithu2

    keithu2 Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 13, 2013
    Honolulu, HI, USA
    Another friend of Bill W. here.
    Happened on this thread while reading another one on the "outside".
     
  5. VikingQueen

    VikingQueen Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 14, 2013
    Minnesota
    I haven't been to Founders Day, but know a ton of folks that have and enjoyed it. I went to the World convention when it was here in Minneapolis. Sitting in the Metrodome, saying the Serenity prayer with 40-50 thousand folks was pretty powerful.

    We have the Gopher State Round-up here every Memorial weekend that is pretty big. I used to go, but opt for camping now. :)

    Nice to see all the folks here. Welcome from Minnesober! :laugh: We are also known as the Land of 10,000 Treatment Centers.
     
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