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I am a compulsive overeater of a common variety, and there is little about me personally that would not fit right into the least diverse of OA meetings. I am female, white, and I have been in OA for six years with four years of continuous abstinence. I came into the rooms of OA morbidly obese and now am at a healthy body weight. I have maintained a more than 100-pound (45- kg) weight loss for years. My home group recently had a meeting on the Third Tradition, and most of the sharing was about each person’s fear of being shunned

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