Tradition Nine OA, as such, ought never be organized; but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve. It took me a while to become comfortable with Tradition Nine. To my ordered, rule-oriented mind, Tradition Nine felt a little loosey-goosey. Who’s in charge? How do we get anything done? Who makes the decisions? These were just a few of the questions I asked myself. How wonderful it is that all of us are in charge, in one form or another. We’re all in charge of our own side of the street and our own programs,

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