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Renewal, revival, resurgence: these are all emotions I experienced this weekend at the annual retreat sponsored by my intergroup. It was held at the foot of Mount Beacon, a tranquil place of beauty in the Hudson Valley of Upstate New York. The bright, sunny facility had numerous comfortable rooms where we met for breakout sessions and meditations. The beautiful grounds and surrounding area provided opportunities for hiking, walking, and running, and I was able to walk right down to the riverbank of the Hudson about a mile away. The carefully prepared meals offered enough variety that everyone found healthy, delicious

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