From the January 1981 magazine.

Traditions at Work

ANY AA GROUP--probably because it is composed of human beings--has problems from time to time. Most of them could be solved or, better still, prevented, if all concerned would look for the appropriate Tradition and apply it. For example, take the case of what we'll call the Forthright Group.

Its members were roaring mad at the district committee. How dared that sneaky outfit hire an answering service for AA without asking the local groups or even telling them? Well, the Forthright Group wouldn't hold still for it. They'd get a telephone listing of their own. They'd put ads in the paper. They'd . . .

-- E. E.

Tulsa, Oklahoma

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