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When I attended my first OA beginner’s meeting three-and-a-half years ago, I brought a concept of God that I’d cobbled together from childhood. And, coming from a family of atheists, I’d felt an unspoken need to keep my spiritual beliefs a secret. Standing in a circle, holding hands, and saying the Serenity Prayer at that first meeting was terrifying. It was so public! And people said the prayer so loudly! It took a few meetings, but I became comfortable more quickly than I anticipated. In fact, I started to look forward to the moments at the beginning and end of

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