OA saved my life—or maybe I should say OA is saving my life, one miraculous day at a time. I will celebrate my 21st birthday in May. This is a birthday I never thought I’d see, because I’d pushed the self-destruct button for most of my teenage years. A family member introduced me to the OA meetings and Fellowship when I was eleven. My early moments in OA planted a seed that has finally started to bloom. During my youth I knew I had a disease—just knowing that is unusual. Most of my OA family says I am lucky to

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