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Tradition 5

“Each Alcoholics Anonymous group ought to be a spiritual entity having but one primary purpose—that of carrying its message to the alcoholic who still suffers.” Bill W. wrote this in a Grapevine article in April 1948 he goes on to say we have a sacred trust, “”that only a recovered alcoholic can do much for

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Tradition 4

Each group should be autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or AA as a whole. The freedom individual groups have in Tradition 4 carries with it the admonition to protect the fellowship as a whole. Each 12 step group has complete freedom to decide for itself the program content of its meetings and the

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