From the February 1971 magazine.

Ninth Tradition Checklist

AA, as such, ought never be organized; but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve.

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."

TWO FLAKED-OUT fellows were shown in a popular William Steig cartoon a few years ago. The caption was something like "One of these days we've got to get organized around here."

-- B. L.

Manhattan, New York

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