A FEW THOUGHTS FROM MARTY MANN ON STIGMA Marty Mann was the first women to join Alcoholics Anonymous. After several years of sobriety she started a major influential advocacy agency. “Few among you consider alcoholism a proper subject for open discussion, few among you would willingly label yourself, or a friend or colleague, an alcoholic, …∞
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Marty M. say’s AA Still Works After Twenty-Nine Years Marty M’s story “Women Suffer Too” was the first woman’s story in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous. Today, as it was in April 1939 when I attended my first meeting, the Twelve Steps are to me the heart of the AA program. Desire to stop …∞
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