From the December 1970 magazine.

Eighth Tradition Checklist

Alcholics Anonymous should remain forever non-professional, but our service centers may employ special workers.

The author says: "AA's Twelve Traditions have, in my experience, often proved vital, in keeping me sober, and helpful otherwise in all my affairs."

ONE OF my fingers, all by itself, has only scant strength and skill; but when it is used with all the others, it feels pretty powerful and seems to know what it is doing.

-- B. L.

Manhattan, New York

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