Attending World Service Business Conference as a delegate, I discovered how much responsibility is involved in shaping and maintaining the OA recovery framework from which we all benefit. Every policy and piece of literature goes through an extensive process that includes several layers of review and revision. Ordinary OA members participate in that development process, so our program’s resources are the products of people who stepped up and helped develop and sustain them. When I walk into an OA meeting and commit to recovery, I am indebted to people who took responsibility—they started a meeting, publicized it, listed it with the WSO, and

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