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Tradition Eleven: Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio, films, television, and other public media of communication. Tradition Eleven encourages us to publicize our program without promoting it. We can use various forms of media to get the word out: billboards, internet, TV, and more, but we don’t use personal appeals, celebrity endorsements, or other forms of persuasion. This protects members from becoming stars and encourages humility. At the meeting level, we are also a program of attraction. When newcomers attend an OA meeting

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