Viva OA

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I do not have an adequate vocabulary to describe Region Eight’s first international assembly and convention in South America where we met in Medellín, Colombia. Board members, region reps, and committee chairs began arriving on Wednesday, greeted at the airport by OA members with signs that read, “Bienvenidos, OA.” We were driven to the hotel, and as we arrived we saw a huge banner in Spanish that read, “Welcome to the first International Assembly and Convention of OA, Region Eight.” The Colombians did not spare any expense to spread the word that we were creating history in our region. Over

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