Tradition Eleven

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Tradition Eleven (by Bill W.)
WITHOUT its legions of well-wishers, AA could never have grown as it has. Throughout the world, immense and favorable publicity of every description...
From the Grass Roots (by A. T.)
"ATTRACTION RATHER THAN PROMOTION" is, according to my belief, the cornerstone on which the great edifice of AA was erected--gradually and sometimes...
From the Grass Roots (by Dewey S.)
IN A LETTER written by A. T., New York City, which appears in the "Grass Roots" section of the November 1957 Grapevine, we learn that he suspects an...
Around AA - Item of AA Information and Experience (by Chit Chat)
Attraction rather than promotion is, according to my belief, the cornerstone on which the great edifice of AA was erected--gradually and sometimes...
Around AA - Item of AA Information and Experience (by J. G.)
Oh, what a lovely trap that title is! Unwary devotees of booze (at least, those whose minds work the way mine did) may be lured by the notion that...
Eleventh Tradition: Brake on Us Power Drivers? (by P. A. G. W.)
OUR BOOK Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions reminds us of the reason for the origin of Tradition Eleven: to discourage the power-driver, the status-...
Dr. Bob on Tradition Eleven (by D.S.)
"We need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio, and films." Dr. Bob, co-founder of AA, commented on Tradition Eleven as...
Did Anonymity Help Kill Jim (by E. S.)
I HAVE BEEN LED to believe that anonymity is a sacred secret--a fact of my life that is only for me and perhaps a few close friends to know--a well-...
Carrying the Message (by G. A.)
I had hoped that, with the publication of the "Understanding Anonymity" pamphlet, much misunderstanding would be resolved. Not so! In this area, we...
Let the Bum Find Us (by A California PI chairman)
BILL W., ON THAT historic day in the Akron hotel lobby, did not leave a note with the desk clerk to the effect that he would be waiting in his room...