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  • Marty Mann – The Legend, The Lady, The Lesbian

Marty Mann – The Legend, The Lady, The Lesbian

Thursday 1st January 1970

Learn about the life of Marty Mann, the first woman in Alcoholics Anonymous, in this episode of the 12 Step Recovery Podcast. Discover her relationships, the founding of AA, and more.
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Marty Mann - The Legend, The Lady, The Lesbian: A Look into the Life of the First Woman in Alcoholics Anonymous

Marty Mann was a real alcoholic, and it's kind of amazing that she did so much for so long.
The 12 Step Recovery Podcast is back with another episode that delves into the life of one of the most influential figures in the recovery community - Marty Mann. In this episode, the host takes listeners on a journey through the life of Mann, who was the first woman in Alcoholics Anonymous. The episode begins with a brief introduction to the episode and the book that serves as the primary source of information on Mann's life. The host then proceeds to provide a comprehensive overview of Mann's life, from her early days and relationship with alcohol to her involvement in the founding of AA.
One of the most fascinating aspects of Mann's life is her personal relationships, and the host does an excellent job of exploring this topic in-depth. Listeners will learn about Mann's relationships with other influential figures in the recovery community, such as Dr. Harry Thiebaud and Carson McCullers. The host also sheds light on Mann's personal life, providing insights into her struggles with alcohol and her efforts to achieve sobriety.
In addition to her personal relationships, Mann also made significant contributions to the National Council on Alcoholism. Listeners will learn about Mann's involvement in the organization and the role she played in shaping its mission and goals. The host also discusses Mann's later life and legacy, highlighting the impact she had on the recovery community and the many lives she touched during her time on earth.
Overall, this episode of the 12 Step Recovery Podcast is an inspiring and informative look at the life of one of the most influential figures in the recovery community. Listeners will walk away with a greater appreciation for Mann's contributions to the field and a deeper understanding of the challenges she faced along the way. Whether you're new to the recovery community or a seasoned veteran, this episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in learning more about the history of AA and the people who helped shape it into the organization it is today.