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A.A. Grapevine Editorials on the 12 Traditions
Editorials by Bill W. From April 1946 to November 1949

Twelve Suggested Points of AA Tradition – April, 1946

Traditions Stressed in Memphis Talk – October, 1947

Tradition One - December, 1947

Tradition Two – January, 1948

Tradition Three – February, 1948

Tradition Four – March, 1948

Tradition Five – April, 1948

Tradition Six – May, 1948

Tradition Seven – June, 1948

Tradition Eight – July, 1948

Tradition Nine – August, 1948

Tradition Ten – September, 1948

Tradition Eleven – October, 1948

Tradition Twelve – November, 1948

In the November 1949 issue of the Grapevine, Bill was still drumming up support for the Traditions, to get them accepted during the upcoming 1st International A.A. Convention to be held in July, 1950 in Cleveland. In his article Bill established "Tradition Week" and another article outlined how the Traditions apply to the individual.

By Their Works Ye Shall Know Them
by Bill W.
A.A. Grapevine, November, 1949

On Traditions and the Individual
by R.B., Bedford, NY
A.A. Grapevine, November, 1949

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