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Powerful Surprise

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About 1,200 OA members from around the world met in early September to celebrate recovery with four days of festivities in Boston. Several folks from Alaska USA made the trip, and what a wonderful experience it was! There were seventy-two workshops, skits (with a revolutionary theme), and keynote speakers. Hospitality and fellowship abounded. It was sometimes hard to decide what to do next: attend one of the hourly OA meetings, go to a workshop on abstinence, visit a special focus meeting (anorexia/bulimia, men’s issues, LGBTQ), or investigate the bookstore, where the new Twelve Step Workshop and Study Guide quickly sold out

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