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Our Symbol

Self, Society, Service & God. Created in the late 1960's and modified in the mid-1970's. Registered as a trademark.
Here is a terrific interpretations of Our Symbol:
Steps = Self,
Traditions = Society,
Concepts = Service
Greg P. suggests, "Perhaps we need to explore the fourth side - God.
And our unique approach to spirituality".

This image is from the 2nd of July, 2003 in the Sails Pavilion of San Diego Convention Center. Crews were setting up for WCNA-30. This Symbol would eventually be hoisted to the ceiling and moved to the center of the room.
Among other things, this room was used for large speaker meetings during the day and a Richie H'. performance called the Jazz Breakfast.

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The NA Hug
Papers by William White, Christopher Budnick and H. Boyd Pickard
Narcotics Anonymous: The Early Story: 1804 - 1962 (Video Presentation 2017)
A History Of The Basic Text (Video Presentation 2020)
Narcotics Anonymous: Its History and Culture
Narcotics Anonymous: A Chronology of the Scientific and Professional Literature
Narcotics Anonymous Chronology Volume One, 2nd Edition
Narcotics Anonymous 60th Anniversary Tribute
NA Supported Recovery Behind The Walls
Additional Papers:
NA & Recovery from Opioid Addiction
Jimmy K.'s Greatest Idea
"We do Recover": Scientific Studies of NA
"We do Recover" Summary
Here the records are left for other historians to complete.
--Sarah Coates Pennypacker 1909
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